Tag Archives: riad

The Imperial City of Meknes and the last days in Fes – Morocco

23 Jun
Meknes: the shop from where I bought my Berber kilim

Meknes, the first day – the old medina  Short Description: I arrived in Meknes on the second part of the day and accommodated at Riad Ma Boheme. I strolled through the medina and went to El-Hedim Square (the central square) and Dar Jamai Palace. Long Description. After I settled in my accommodation at Riad Ma Boheme, […]

The pilgrimage to Moulay Idriss and Roman Volubilis – Morocco

13 Jun
Moulay Idriss: the entrance to the Mausoleum of Moulay Idriss

The road from Chefchaouen to Moulay Idriss Zerhoun passed through a mountainous region with small forested mountains. From time to time, the serpentine road crossed a mountain pass with ample views. A flock of weak sheep grazed on a hill in the shade of some trees. In Ouezzane, I had to cross the town three […]

Successful negotiation in Tetouan’s medina – Morocco

23 May
Tetouan: Gouarna area in the old medina

Short Description: I left Tangier and headed to Tetouan without visiting Ceuta, the Spanish enclave. A fake guide helped me to buy a silk bedspread and visit the medina in Tetouan. After I strolled through the Spanish Quarter in Tetouan, I suddenly decided to go to Chefchaouen, where I arrived in the evening.  Long Description. The road from […]

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 […]

Marrakesh: the pink city – souqs and luxury (II) – Morocco

13 Mar
Marrakesh: lunch with Naima's family

Marrakesh – the pink city and medina, the second day Short Description. I went to the old medina, the so-called pink city with the area of Royal Palaces. Bahia Palace, Maison Tiskiwin, Dar Si Said, Badia Palace, Saadian Tombs, and finally, the Jewish quarter (mellah). Long Description. I wanted to take a taxi to the medina, but […]