DAYS 14-15 MARRAKECH November 26th 2016 Leaving day from Essaouira has seen the expected winds arrive after two relatively calm days. Our final stop is a 3hr local bus drive to Marrakech and a two night stay at Moroccan House.
On the way out of Essaouira we passed the region where the incredible Argan tree thrives naturally in one of the few regions in the world. No plantations are known to exist outside Morocco despite many attempts ... 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
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