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As we near our November 2017 Majestic Morocco Tour, I wanted to share with you a look back at the fun, adventures, great food, and culture connections ArchaeoAdventures and our travelers had on our 2016 Morocco Tour. It was 9 days of stories and adventures on one remarkable journey! Over the past 3 years, I’ve […]

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Menara gardens. Marrakech, Morocco.
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Morocco: Top 10 Things to Do in Marrakech Marrakech, the Red City of Morocco, is one of this North African country’s top destination. In this article we’ll share with you the very best things to do and see to make the most of your time in this vibrant, exotic city. With this Top 10 Things […]

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“There’s a saying in Morocco that when a storyteller dies, a library burns,” Master Storyteller Hajj Ahmed Ezzarghani told Al Jazeera.   Morocco’s storytelling traditions goes back thousands of years to a time in Morocco’s history of Berber kings, burgeoning spice and gold trade, growing cities, and an expanding empire. Locally called hikayat, storytelling was a […]

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Founded in 1062 AD by Berber chieftain Abu Bakr ibn Umar, Marrakech is arguably the most important of the four great imperial cities. Almoravid King Ali ibn Yusuf built the majority of Marrakech from 1122-1123 AD. Known as the “Red City” for its red sandstone buildings, Marrakech is the San Francisco of Morocco – young, […]

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Now that it’s raining in Marrakech and I have a forced “night in,” I have a chance to post an update on my 150 days on the road across North Africa and the Middle East. ———————– Deep timbered vocals boom through the tightly packed buildings of Marrakech’s Medina. It’s 5am and the call to prayer […]

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