During the day all is cool. But be a little wary at night as there is so many people. Saw someone get pickpocketed. One small fight between two guys and one huge fight where a bunch of kids decided to lash out at everyone. A huge circle in the crowd formed as people ran away. Then filled in again as they ran off with even more young kids chased after them. Bizare.
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
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