The beach is fun for the waves and seashells but also for people-watching. People here have been very friendly and helpful. Even the soldiers guarding the "border" are merely curious. They stopped me walking on the beach and asked for my passport but they seemed more bored than inquisitional.
La Playa en Marruecos June 27th 2008 I had never heard of Martil - which was my biggest reason for going there. It turned out to be a small beach town, very relaxed and full of tourists, all of whom were Moroccan. Once again I excaped the tourist traps created for foreigners and found myself mixed in with tourists from Fes, Marrakech, Tetouan and Casablanca, plus the usual assortment of locals.
Martil is a short taxi ride from Tet ... read more
Africa » Morocco » Tangier-Tétouan » Martil 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 live in Cusco, Peru and will be posting mostly about my trips around Peru and South America. From August 2012 to June 2014 I lived in Dhaka, Bangladesh and blogged about living there and traveling around Southeast Asia. This blog also contains my stories from living in Istanbul, two years as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Morocco, and some other travels. ... full info