Monthly Archives: December 2013

Gazillion Brazilians

There are hordes of Brazilians in town, waving flags, singing and generally making merry. It turns out that Morocco is hosting the FIFA Club World Cup and the semi finals and finals are happening in Marrakech, What’s more amazing is … Continue reading

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Marrakech Day 2

Today, we took in the sights. First, we saw Palace El Badi, or the remains of it. It was a very peaceful setting. There are orange groves and a giant pool to irrigate them inside the complex. Storks roost famously … Continue reading

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Marrakech Day 1

After a breakfast of Moroccan pancakes, apricot preserves, dates and tea, Christian took us for an orientation walk in the Medina, through the labyrinthine souks and then to the less touristy, local neighborhoods. After that, Rohan and I found a … Continue reading

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Morocco Day 0

Arrived in Marrakech after a long journey, made a little extra long because our flight from London had to make a landing in Lisbon because a passenger had a heart attack. Got to our Riad around 10 pm and were … Continue reading

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