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Location: Morocco

MARRAKECH

MARRAKECH

To me, the very tone of Marrakech sounded like a mystical, elusive world from another time, and the city lived up to this imagination. Marrakech is the most known and diverse destination in Morocco, Northern Africa. This city is usually a stop before roughing it up at the Atlas mountains. As soon as you walk out of the airport / train station, you see shades of red. Every building is earthy and red. The local mudbrick architecture employed throughout, utilizes…

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JARDIN MAJORELLE, MARRAKECH

JARDIN MAJORELLE, MARRAKECH

Marrakech is brown. Especially in May. In the heart of this arid and earthy city, is a small botanical garden full of colors and impeccable design. Jardin Majorelle is a 12-acre garden crafted by French painter Jacques Majorelle. Curating thisuniquegarden to perfection took Jacques over 40 years. The brown outside does nothing to prepare you for the bold cobalt blue (named Majorelle blue after this artist) inside with an expanse of greens. The small nondescript entrance might dissuade many visitors from…

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Terrorism, tourism and life of a Moroccan camel caretaker

Terrorism, tourism and life of a Moroccan camel caretaker

Ahmed is a camel caretaker and tour operator in the Sahara Desert, Morocco. He is 16 years old and loves music. Specifically, rock. He has two camels – Jimi Hendrix and Bob Marley. He takes pride in knowing that he looks like a mini Jimi Hendrix. The bond he shares with Jimi and Bob is unique. He loves them, almost as much as they love him. Jimi is 10, and Bob is 12. He wants to cherish his time with…

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