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The famous view

Essouria started as a Portugese fort and trading post, guarding the spice routes from the east.
Music and Surf...

June 22nd 2006
Hello all, Am in a town called Essaouira, on the coast directly west of Marrakech. Its an alright town. The money made here is from fish and of course tourists. Today the town is packed with people from all over the world for its the Esaouira world music festival. Yeah!!! Now as most of you no doubt are aware, I know almost nothing about music. Regardless a music festival should never be turned ... 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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