« previous next »
David looking cute  

David looking cute

Marrakech Madness

May 17th 2009
Next destination: Marrakech, the pulse of Morocco. From Casablanca, we purchased two train tickets to Marrakech (168DH/$21). A few sweaty hours later, we arrived and asked a taxi driver to take us to the riad (guest house) we had booked in advance -- Riad Abbassia (online at ). Our taxi driver did not have a meter in his car and thus after negotiating what seemed a good price to us (200DH down ... read more
Africa » Morocco » Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz » Marrakech

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
COMING SOON HOUSE ADVERTISING ads_leader_photo_bottom
Tot: 0.078s; Tpl: 0.008s; cc: 15; qc: 79; dbt: 0.021s; 1; m:saturn w:www (; sld: 1; ; mem: 1.4mb