Jewish Morocco, An Odyssey 11 Day Adventure
Morocco’s unique history of Jewry and the co-mingling of Jews with Berbers and Arabs are a key factor in why Morocco is a safe today and continues to be a perfect choice for travelers interested in discovering Morocco’s rich Jewish Heritage. The cultural diversity of contemporary Morocco reflects its historic vantage point as a gateway …
Morocco Books, What To Read Before You Go
Recommended Reading Before You Visit Morocco – Morocco Traveler’s Select Picks & Morocco Travel Check List: Books, History, Fiction/ Non Fiction, Design & Decor HISTORY (Available on Amazon.com & Barnes & Noble.com) Morocco That Was – By Water Harris Morocco Since 1830 – By C.R. Pennell Lords of the Atlas: The Rise and Fall of …
A Guide to Gluten Free Eating in Morocco
Traveling abroad can seem daunting for those who have special dietary requirements or allergies. For people who follow a gluten or wheat-free diet, Morocco – with its staple carbohydrates of bread and couscous – can seem particularly challenging. Do not worry – you can enjoy a great trip to Morocco – even without eating wheat …
Morocco Top 10 Countries To Visit, Voted by Lonely Planet 2015
The Lonely Planet Travel Guide has voted Morocco as one of the Top 10 Countries to visit in 2015. Each year Lonely Planet Experts circumvent the globe to offer a list of the Top 10 cities, regions and countries to travelers with wanderlust. The results were released with its annual Best in Travel 2015 Lonely …
Morocco’s Great Spice Trade, Your Morocco Tour Guide
The great sea voyages of the Portuguese explorers Ferdinand Megellan, who served for a while in Morocco, Vasco de Gama and the Spanish captain Christopher Columbus expanded trade routes around the world and especially the spice trade and the security of these routes was crucial. Morocco was on the route between Europe, the Middle East …
Islamic Architecture in Morocco, Your Morocco Travel Guide
Morocco has the richest Islamic architectural heritage in North Africa. Key to this was the influence of Muslim Andalusia, as Muslims were expelled from Spain as a result of the Christian Reconquista led by King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella in 1492. This Andalusian style, which was a rich fusion of European and Arab creativity had …
Jewish Zaouia’s in Morocco, Your Morocco Tour Guide
Where are the Jewish Zaouias in Morocco? There are many Jewish shrines and cemeteries throughout the country, which are visited every year by Jewish pilgrims. The majority of those located in the new cities or villages are preserved. All are protected by the Kingdom of Morocco.
Great Palaces of Marrakech, Your Morocco Tour Guide
The El Badi Palace was built in the 16th century by the Saadian Sultan Ahmad al-Mansour following his victory over the Portuguese at the battle of the three Kings in 1578.
Getting to know Morocco for the First Time, Your Morocco Travel Guide
Morocco has a diverse and vibrant culture close to Europe just 13 km from the coast of Spain yet with growing ties with the Middle East where the oil rich Gulf countries are investing substantially in Morocco’s tourism industry.
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