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Ruins – Marrakech

January 4, 2015

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The order for the day was historical sites. We headed off towards the pedestrian rue of Bab Agnaou passing the high, foreboding and very pink Palace walls. The Gate of Gnawa as it is known locally was named after the black slaves brought from sub-Saharan Africa. It is beautiful. The piece has been weatherbeaten to […]

New Year’s Day

January 2, 2015

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We slept in on New Year’s Day probably like most people after a little bit too much wine. It was close to 11am by the time we hit the chaos of Jemaa El Fna. The sound of snake charmers’ pipes and the din of the traffic getting louder as we emerged from our quiet back […]