Tag Archives: riad

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 visit the medina in Tetouan and buy a silk bedspread. 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 […]

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 […]

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 ultimately, the Jewish quarter (mellah). Long Description. I wanted to take a taxi to the medina, but […]