Marrakesh and the Sahara August 9th 2007 I finally arrived in Marrakesh after spending 3 days at the airports in Buenos Aires and Madrid! I was utterly frustrated and disappointed that 3 days had been wasted. But my anger soon began to fade as I was taken to the riad and offered mint tea and a hot shower. That first night, I spent some time in Jamaa El Fna square, which is the main bazaar (and tourist destination) in Marrakesh. It’s a ... 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've been addicted to traveling for as long as I can remember. 2007 was the year of travel for me! In June, I embarked on an 8-month journey through Ecuador, Peru, Brazil, Uruguay, Morocco, Italy, Australia, New Zealand, and India.
After living in India for 2 years, I'm now back in San Francisco. Unfortunately, the more practical side of life has taken over, and I'm not able to travel as much as I'd like. I hope my blog piques your interest and enriches your life, as it has mine.... full info