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It seems everyone in morocco has been bitten by an entrepreneurial bug. But we guess that’s what happens in a country with low wages and fewer opportunities. Tourism plays a major role in the Moroccan economy and rightly or wrongly this entrepreneurial spirit has over flowed into the tourist sector. We have found it impossible…

Escape to the mountains

After four days in the busy city we desperately needed a change of scenery so we packed our bags and headed for the Atlas mountains to a village called Imlil. Despite its size it is very touristy with lots of accommodation because it is the basecamp for everybody who comes to climb Mount Toubkal. With…

A palace, tombs and a lot of sweat

The beginning of our time in Marrakech was a whirlwind and to be truthful we were feeling a little drained. We felt we needed to slow down and take in a bit more of the city so we decided to visit the Bahia palace, a hammam and the Saadian tombs over the next two days….

Our first taste of Marrakesh

After a 1 hour flight to London Gatwick, a 3 hour stop-over and another 4 hour flight we landed in our first destination: the buzzing and super lively city of Marrakesh. This was the first ever airport where our bags got scanned on the way out of the terminal and luckily we didn’t have any…