Mixing it up with Hendrix


Many of the facts relating to Jimi Hendrix’s visit to Essaouira in July 1969 have become amusingly distorted through the passage of time. One such “legend” is that the half-submerged ruined watchtower of Bourj El Baroud – half buried by sand and half submerged by the tides – just south of Essaouria’s Oued Ksob, inspired […]

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Moroccan ingenuity at work


High up in the mountains, electricity is scarce – as are refrigerators. So how do our tour guests get a cold drink?

No problem. Our Moroccan friends make use of the natural resources of cool spring water and a touch of “Heath Robinson” to chill the drinks on a hot summer’s day!

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Legends of Koutoubia!


It’s well documented that at 77 metres in height (including the spire) the Koutoubia Minaret in Marrakech is not only a landmark structure for the city but is also recognized as the model on which the Hassan Tower in Rabat and the Giralda in Seville were built.But, with 800 years of history associated with the […]

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