WHAT TO DO IN MOROCCO?
Morocco is a millenarian country, inheritor of centuries of tradition. However, in this Kingdom there is nothing predetermined. Their culture is alive and they transmit it day after day by small daily gestures, parties, rituals and customs. Stay there for a while and get it´s peace and it´s art of living.
The best thing is that you can walk through the narrow alleys of their old quarters. This way you will be very close to the people and you will be able to make exchanges with them. Surely some Moroccan invites you to share a green tea with mint: everything there is ceremonious and hospitality reigns.
Essaouira is a perfect color palette, with a blue horizon that contrasts with the pink ocher fortifications and its white houses with blue frames. Surrounded by walls, with three gates, to the north Bab Dukala, to the east, Bab Marrakech, next to the seafront Bab Sebaa, on the walls the canyons look out to the ocean.
Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou
At 50 km from Ouarzazate, by a deviation of the national road, next to the Ounila river, you can find this spectacular kasbah that has been declared by UNESCO a World Heritage Site. In it were filmed some sequences of Lawrence of Arabia. In spite of its prestige and its undoubted beauty, the fortress is in a state of semi-abandonment and there are hardly any people in its streets, but some freshly painted windows or clothes drying in the sun indicate that it continues to be minimally inhabited.
Framed by the imposing massif of the M’Goum to the north, and the arid chain of the Jebel Saghro to the south, the extensive palm grove of Skoura, with more than 700,000 palm trees, stands out as an important enclave of greenery and life on the arid plateau that it forms the low valley of Oued Dades.
It is the pearl of the desert of Morocco, a real gem very popular among tourists from around the world. Merzouga, is a small town in the southeast of Morocco, about 35 kilometers southeast of Rissani, about 45 kilometers from Erfoud, and about 20 kilometers from the Algerian border, it is known worldwide for its beautiful landscapes and the immensity of its dunes where you lose your sights. That is why Merzouga is one of the ideal places to admire its sunset, as well as to contemplate a magnificent starry sky.
It was the capital and is one of the oldest cities in all of Africa. It has the largest medina in all of Morocco and the entire wall and its gates are still preserved. Really going to visit Fez, it’s like traveling in time, since you go back to very ancient times where the neighborhoods are still divided by guilds. We can divide Fez, in 3 parts:
Fes el Bali (the old part).
Fes el Jedid (the new part).
The French part.
Casablanca is the largest city in Morocco and one of the main metropolis of the Maghreb, known in popular culture for being the setting for one of the most famous movies in Hollywood
With its main streets lined with palm trees, its large business buildings and the Atlantic that opens to the world, Casablanca is the economic lung of Morocco, a bustling metropolis that never sleeps.
In its neighborhoods full of charm, modern infrastructures are mixed with the Arab-Muslim heritage and the legacy of the colonial period. Discover all its nuances: go to the medina, one of the latest in Morocco, visit the center and its art-deco buildings and visit the Hassan II Mosque, an architectural wonder built on water.
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