Africa

Marrakech Tips

Some interesting facts and travel advice I found whilst visiting Marrakech. The time zone in Marrakech is GMT, when we landed the pilot said the local time was the same as England we later discovered after asking a local that the time was GMT however it was not the same as England because they where… Continue reading Marrakech Tips

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Ourika Valley, Atlas Mountains

Today we'd organised a trip to Ourika Valley which is in the lower Atlas Mountains. It took about 1 hour to get to our first destination which was a Berber village. All 10 of the group, who where Spanish, French, English and German got out on the minibus to be welcomed by a group of… Continue reading Ourika Valley, Atlas Mountains

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Medersa Ben Youssef, Marrakech

Having only the northern medina left to explore we walked through the souks to the Musee de Marrakech. The museum is housed in an old palace which has a central courtyard complete with a fountain and exquisite tile work. We didn't spend all that long in the museum as all of the signs were in… Continue reading Medersa Ben Youssef, Marrakech