Essaouira by the sea! (Ho, ho, ho!!) December 26th 2012 We left Marrakech on a Supratours bus to Essaouira. It was full of fellow tourists/travellers and was fairly comfortable. This company is part of the ONCFtrain network and covers the parts of the country where the rails don't go. On arrival at Essaouira there seemed to be a hundred touts from various hostels and riads. We had a reservation so we ... read more
Africa » Morocco » Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz » Essaouira In 788, about a century after the Arab conquest of North Africa, successive Moorish dynasties began to rule in Morocco. In the 16th century, the Sa'adi monarchy, particularly under Ahmad AL-MANSUR (1578-1603), repelled foreign invaders and inaugurate... ... read more
Russ and Trish are trying something new - Spain! And 18 months on we are still here!
Take a look at Mataroaming to see more about what we are doing locally.
For those who want to see all about what we did before May 2006, follow these links:
Sept 2005 - April 2006 Peru, Bolivia and Argentina
June - Sept 2004 Bolivia
Our previous Travels
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