The small Moroccan city of Tetouan was an important link between Africa and Spain. Its old medina is still intact and today the market’s taken it over.
It can be hard to know where to start exploring in the maze of Marrakech. This list of sights can be easily done in a day or two – and leave time to relax.
The enormous stone walls around El Jadida, designed to protect it from attack, have also protected the authenticity from the advances of modernity.
When I arrive in the Moroccan city, all I think about is the crystal shop. For so long, it’s all I have associated with this place. But does it even exist?
Morocco’s capital is not as exciting as some of the other more famous cities. That doesn’t mean there aren’t some interesting things to see, though!
In the mountains of Morocco, away from the big cities, is an old city painted all in blue. To get lost in this maze of streets is a study in just one colour.
It’s a long walk to Moulay Idriss. As my feet pound the path, I think of why I’m doing this pilgrimage. Many others have taken this path before me.
The ruins of Volubilis in Morocco are what remains of a wealthy paradise in fertile grounds, far from the chaos of politics and war in Ancient Rome
Many people just visit Meknes as a daytrip from Fez but that doesn’t do this old imperial capital justice. There is lots to see – including a creepy prison!