Travel in Marrakesh, Morocco is like no other experience. This Moroccan city assaults your senses in the blending of old and new, then and now, life as it used to be with life as it is becoming.
Morocco is located in North Africa and has coastline on both the North Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea. It gained independence from France in 1956, and is home to Arabs and Imazighen. Travel in Morocco is invigorating and filled with the amazing colors, smells and sounds of Islamic Africa. Top destinations include Casablanca, home to the huge Hassan II mosque, and Agadir, which is well-known for its beaches.
There are few destinations on earth as magical and mesmerizing as the North African settlement of Marrakesh in Morocco.
As I scanned the rows of customers, I saw there was only one woman – me. The Moroccan café society, I soon learned, is synonymous with ‘for men only.’ Fortunately, some here were willing to overlook that.
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