Essaouira, Morocco and Gnaoua Music (June 2013) November 1st 2013 Essaouira – June 2013
We are now comfortably settled into our house swap in the medina (old city) of Essaouira (formerly known as Mogador) in Morocco. Essaouira is a small coastal city (70k) that is full of commerce and culture. There are many small art galleries, as well as many handicrafts including leather goods, beautifully painted pottery, rugs and scarves, thuya wood items and argan oi ... read more
Africa » Morocco » Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz » Essaouira 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
We are a married couple in our fifties who are in the process of adapting to the nomadic lifestyle. We are TEVAN: Travelers, Explorers, Vagabonds, Adventurers, Nomads. We have been on the move since March 2013 - France and Italy; North East USA; LA to Florida by RV; South America from Medellin, Colombia to Buenos Aires, Argentina by bus. We had a brief respite in Ireland before continuing the trip of our lifetime and our 25th Anniversary Tour! Our most recent adventure was a month-long drive around Puglia in Italy.
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