Archive for November, 2015

Streets in the Medina

November 27, 2015 3 comments

The Medina is the old part of the city and is a maze of alleys with ships, people, scooters, cars and horse & buggies.

Moroccan Cookies for Thanksgiving

November 26, 2015 Leave a comment

In Marrakech, we found a cafe that also offers cooking classes. While sitting down for a snack and an Orangina, we started talking to the two women next to us. They had just finished up their cooking class as part of their trip; both American with one currently living in London. Since they had extra cookies, they offered us some as they said “happy Thanksgiving”.

It was a nice gesture from like-minded travelers.

Highest Pass in Morocco

November 25, 2015 Leave a comment

We drove over the High Atlas Mountains today, and at 2,260 meters, it’s the highest pass in the country (I think). See

View from the kasba

November 24, 2015 Leave a comment

Valley view in Morocco

November 24, 2015 Leave a comment

This is the view from the roof top deck at our hotel in a valley near the foot hills High Atlas Mountains.

Camel Caravan

November 23, 2015 Leave a comment

We actually rode dromedary, which is the single-hump camel. This is our caravan of eight waiting to take us out of the desert, which was just after sunrise.

Camp in the Sahara

November 23, 2015 Leave a comment

Off to the Saharan Desert

November 22, 2015 Leave a comment

Dinner Tent

November 20, 2015 3 comments

We are in the mountains in Morocco and have a tent to ourselves for dinner and drinks, although we had to bring our own drinks.

Elevation: 775 meters
Latitude: 32 degrees
Longitude: 6 degrees

Birthday party in Marrakech

November 19, 2015 Leave a comment

Three of us celebrated our birthdays tonight in Morocco. The restaurant surprised us with a cake.

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