DAY 12 ESSAOUIRA November 23rd 2016 The prediction of snow overnight arrived on schedule with a beautiful covering of pristine white greeting us for breakfast. More surprising was the porrage & honey for breakfast (yum). Easy walk back down the mountain to Imlil to collect our stored luggage then drive back down the mountain to the main road to continue our tour with a five hour drive to Essaouira.
Essaouira is an old fishing tow ... 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 Gerry & Ruth, a retired couple living in Brisbane Australia. We have 2 adult sons now on their own travel/work adventures based in London.
Retirement has allowed us the opportunity travel as a means to keep the grey matter moving, stay healthy and as a periodic reminder as to how fortunate we are to live in such a wonderful country.
Without conscious planning the theme of out trips to date have been based around ancient civilisations and cultures mixed with elements of adventure and trekking.
The blog is a great way to keep family & friends informed of our travels and maybe giv... full info