Morocco

Is Morocco on your travel radar? Check out the advice, stories and tips I can offer after my October 2011 trip there, which saw me visit the cities of Chefchaouen, Essaouira, Fez, and Marrakech, and spend a night camping in the Sahara Desert near Merzouga.

The Blue City of Chefchaouen, Morocco

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Chefchaouen nonetheless retains a singular charm that becomes decidedly more pronounced the further up and away from the central medina you walk.

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The Misty Medina on the North Atlantic

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Once you can learn to pronounce and remember the city’s strange name, book a bus ticket to Essaouira, the sparkling gem of Morocco’s Atlantic coast.

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Food stalls in Jemaa el-Fnaa Square in Marrakech, Morocco

Why You’ll Love (And Hate) Marrakech

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As a photographer, there are few more exhilarating places in Morocco (and maybe the world) than Marrakech. A bustling city painted entirely in a smoky orange-pink colors, filled with lively souks and vendor stalls, Marrakech is exactly what you expect Morocco to look and, at least initially, feel like. It’s also an amazing city for […]

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Camping, Camels and Sand Dunes

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Decide on how many days you want to spend in the Moroccan Sahara, what you want to do there and where you want to sleep to ensure your expectations match up with what you find among the dunes.

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