A day trip to Marrakesh, Morocco

In early December 2017 I spent a week anchored in Casablanca (see my blog entry) and took in a day trip to Rabat and now this time a day trip to Marrakesh.  Marrakesh is the the fourth largest city in Morocco, 240 km south of Casablanca, and serves as a major economic center and tourist […]

Visiting a souk and mausoleum in Rabat, Morocco

When traveling in North African countries the markets and bazaars are called souks and are a must see.  A short distance from the Kasbah of the Udayas was a busy souk.  I don’t typically buy souvenirs during my travels, save for fridge magnets, but I couldn’t resist buying some saffron. Pure argan oil is harvested […]