Category Archives: Marrakech 2014

Farewell to Marrakech

There were Christmas carols playing at Marrakech airport while we waited for our plane home. I don’t know why. It was an odd way to end our Moroccan week. And we had a female captain on our plane home. I … Continue reading

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Ait-Ben-Haddou

I’m sure the streets of Spain were ringing with great happiness and relief today. Noise usually associated with fiesta would have rung out throughout the country. Why? Because the Most Annoying Boy in Spain was out of the country. How … Continue reading

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Finding a bottle shop

Today was our cultural day. Most of it was spent looking at various styles of architecture. ‘Various’ being the operative word there given nearly every building in Marrakech looks the same. I’m ignoring the ones in the tannery area because … Continue reading

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Goats in trees

A day at the beach. How many diary entries begin with those simple five words? Ignoring Samuel Pepys who probably never went to the beach, of course. And how many of those diary entries describe the simple pleasures of leaving … Continue reading

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Walking without fear

It’s an odd thing in Marrakech but if you turn left upon leaving the Hotel Islane, you are entering a world of hassle, crowds and assorted denizens of the dark realms. If, however, you turn right, the world of comfort … Continue reading

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Lost in Marrakesh

There’s a column in my bathroom. And it’s not a small column either. It’s like having another person in there. It makes it next to impossible to extend my arm out. It’s not the best place for a column but … Continue reading

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When Nicktor ate couscous

What a marvellous day we’ve had. Nicktor’s dislike from last night has been completely replaced with a new fascination for all things Moroccan. That may be a slight exaggeration. He wasn’t that keen on the barely grilled capsicum we had … Continue reading

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The Marrakesh Express

This just annoyed me so I don’t blame anyone for ignoring it…I read this today. I thought Christ was all about love. It has nothing to do with Marrakesh (or Marrakech as some spell it). Nicktor arrived around 11:30 and … Continue reading

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