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Majoring in the minors in Marrakesh

April 19th 2019
One cannot hold two watermelons in one hand ~ Moroccan Proverb HE SAID... Today we were travelling east from Essaouira to Marrakesh. We walked from our riad (Chakir Mogador) to a bus stop just outside the medina, loaded our packs into the underbody storage compartment of a public bus and headed off to Marrakesh at 2:30pm. As we made our way through the outer sub ... read more
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Moroccan Flag 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
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12th November 2019

Nice photo
I have a similar photo, but yours is much better, with better lighting. It was close to the train station wasn't it?
13th November 2019

Re: Nice photo
Yes it was! I saw this art work on our first trip but just didn't get around to photographing it... so I was very happy when I managed to do it on this trip :)
13th November 2019

Cool mural
I really like that mural. /Ake
13th November 2019

Re: Cool mural
Thanks Ake. It caught my eye as soon as we stepped out of the train station... but being on the side of a multi-lane road and near weird intersections, it was hard to photograph. I would have preferred to get a close-up shot :)

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