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MOROCCO DAY 3- ACCULTURATION

My final day is Morocco was bittersweet. I traveled further through the Medina and visited the Palais Bahia and the Sabian tombs. I also visited the Koutoubia Mosque near Jemaa Al Fna which marks the middle of the square. Along the way there I did some souvenir shopping and bargained with merchants (if you are buying more than one item from the merchants you can usually get them to take off around 10-20 dirhams off the total price....

MOROCCO DAY 2 - EXPLORATION

Today was a sharp contrast to the previous day spent solely in the Medina. I planned for adventure and booked an excursion to the Atlas Mountains and Ourika Waterfalls. As part of the package provided by Marrakech Camel Tours (cost 55 euro) I also visited a traditional Berber house for a tea ceremony and had a 20 minute camel ride in the mountains....

MY FIRST DAY IN MARRAKECH

Morocco is unlike any place I have been to before and it is such a culture shock for me. As soon as I got off the plane I realized I was in for so much more than I expected. The streets in the Medina are busy and full of life with traffic running in both directions and narrow roads full of merchants and donkeys....