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Marrakech and Essaouira - Morocco

Discussion in 'Wanderlust and Travel' started by retro, Jul 19, 2008.

  1. retro

    retro

    71
    May 19, 2006
    Stockholm, Sweden
    Another Morocco post..:smile:
    Came back from a two week trip to Morocco yesterday..was travelling around a bit. Here are some pics from HOT Marrakech....45 degrees celsius everyday..
    Also traveled to the Atlas mountains and fishing town Essaouria.
    So many colors, interesting places, nice people and photo opportunities.


    Marrakesh, the souks and Djemaa el Fna (The big square where you can find magicians, snake charmers and story-tellers and a lot more..:

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    Essaouira a fishing town on the Atlantic coast, a paradise for hippies in the sixties, among others Jimi Hendrix visited here -
    "The town of Jimi Hendrix" I heard more then once from Moroccans trying to sell something to you..;)  I really do recommend this beautiful pretty much unexploited place.

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  2. Great set of shots, I wish I had made it as far Essaouira, some really atmospheric shots there!
     
  3. retro

    retro

    71
    May 19, 2006
    Stockholm, Sweden
    Thanks a lot puddleduck for the comment, your pictures from Morocco are amazing! Yes Essaouira was nice but i missed the Sahara desert..have to go back there soon!
     
  4. shtarka1

    shtarka1

    Feb 1, 2008
    Boston
    Magnificent Series! Creative,Artistic & Colorful!
     
  5. wonderful images
    sorry i missed this thread until now

    very well done
    thanks for taking us along on your journey
     
  6. frede

    frede

    Dec 9, 2006
    Princeton, NJ
    These are great - you just don't get this kind of atmosphere in the US. Nice work!
     
  7. retro

    retro

    71
    May 19, 2006
    Stockholm, Sweden
    Thanks all for the nice comments!
     
  8. excellent photos! Looks like a very cool place to visit!
     
  9. Wow! Lovely shots. I was hoping to go to Morrocco this October but couldn't get the flights. Off to Crete instead!
     
  10. Great series... love the colors and you captured the culture quite well.
     
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