Marvelous Marrakesh - A Many-Splendored Thing June 10th 2020 Good weather followed us every day so far, and Day 10 of our Moroccan adventure was no different although on this day the humidity could be keenly felt. An ambitious agenda was planned for our first full day in Marrakesh which is not surprising considering how much there is to see and do here.
As mentioned in my preceding blog, the noise from the heavily congested roundabout traffic circle next t ... read more
Africa » Morocco » Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz » Marrakech 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
I was a very long-time contributor to VirtualTourist (VT), and more recently to TravBuddy -- sadly, both sites (2017 and 2018, respectively) have met their demise; I was searching for a new travel site to post my blogs when I found TravelBlog.org, and it looks like a great fit for me!!
Although I have many and varied interests, travel is never far from my thoughts. I love reading and writing about travel. I never travel without a camera (or two) and a travel journal. While some view travel purely as a vacation and time for relaxation, I more often view it as an ongoing education -- a book ... full info