Tag Archives: medina

The road from Rabat to Tangier with stops in Sale, Larache, and Assilah – Morocco

02 May
Assilah: view of the medina as seen from the seaside

Sale Short Description. Near Rabat, I stopped in the medina of Sale at the main mosque and the adjacent medersa, then at the exotic gardens of Bouknadel. In the evening I stayed at a hotel in Larache. Long Description. I had just left Rabat and stopped in Sale right away. Sale was a small town […]

A few days in cosmopolitan Casablanca – Morocco

13 Apr
Casablanca: Marche Central in Ville Nouvelle

Casablanca, the first day – Ville Nouvelle and medina Short description. I walked from Coco’s house through Ville Nouvelle and then went to the Old Medina. I also managed to get out of a tentative theft of my smartphone. In the evening we went out to a lighted sky-bar in the city center of Casablanca and, after […]

The road from Essaouira to El Jadida with stops in Safi and Azemmour – Morocco

02 Apr
The old medina in Azemmour: Mohammed Janati in his Berber weaving shop

The road from Essaouira to El Jadida – Safi Short Description. After I left Essaouira, I had to go through a storm while driving along the Atlantic Coast. In Safi, the sky unclouded though, and I could explore the medina, the kasbah, and Colinne des Potiers. I stopped in Oualidia lagoon for lunch and then headed to El Jadida. Long Description. In […]

The road from Marrakesh to Essaouira with stops at Argan oil cooperatives – Morocco

23 Mar
On the way from Marrakesh to Essaouira: the process of extracting argan oil

Essaouira, the first day – Argan Oil Short Description. I left Marrakesh and, on my way to Essaouira, I stopped at several argan oil cooperatives. In Essaouira, I stayed like a princess in an authentic and luxurious riad outside the medina. Long Description. In the morning, I left Marrakesh after the traffic calmed down and headed […]