Marrakesh

Marrakesh in Morocco Capital city of Morocco is Rabat, which is located 324 kilometres northeast from Marrakesh. It would take three and a half hours to reach Marrakesh by car from Rabat. Marrakesh in Morocco is the fourth largest city. Instead of coming from Morocco's capital by car, we landed at Marrakesh Menara Airport in June 2015. It was direct flight from Glasgow by EasyJet; cost of return flight per person was about £145 and pre-arranged taxi pick-up from airport to the city around £15. We spent about a week in Morocco that time. In 2015, Marrakesh was named by…

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Safari trip to Sahara desert

The Authentic Morocco tour After a couple of days after our arrival to Marrakesh, we went to 'The Authentic Morocco' tour to see the highest and most spectacular sand dunes in Morocco and to experience camel ride in desert. We booked the tour with local travel company well in advance; duration of the Morocco tour was three days and two overnight stays were included in it for a total price of EUR 120 per person (we paid in advance a deposit of EUR 70 per person). To sum it up, this Morocco tour was very good value for money and…

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Cooking classes near Marrakesh

When visiting other countries, we always try to familiarise ourselves with local cuisine, at least as much as possible. One way of doing this is visiting local restaurants, though it is even more exciting if there is a possibility to prepare food ourselves. It appeared that Morocco offers visitors to enjoy cocking classes; this is both an adventure and getting new useful skills of preparing Moroccan food. Moroccan food In Morocco, we booked a cooking class near Marrakesh - FAIM D'EPICES. The price was approx. EUR 50 per person and that included transportation, lessons of Moroccan food preparation, preparation of…

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