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Marrakech the “Red City” of Morocco

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I’m back!  Marrakech was the last place I visited in Morocco.  I don’t know if I like it. It’s too crowded; bit “smelly” especially in the medina (but I guess it happens everywhere). The snake charmers wasn’t enough for me to be charmed. 
Djemaa el Fna
Djemaa el Fna
Snake Charmers at the square
Jamaa el Fna is a square and market place in Marrakesh’s medina quarter. The origin of its name is unclear: Jemaa means “congregational mosque” in Arabic, probably referring to a destroyed Almoravid mosque. Between 6-10 pm is pretty much the peak hours where people gather for food and entertainment. 
If you happen to visit the city, the Majorelle Garden is a must-have. It is a twelve-acre botanical garden, located at Rue Yves Saint Laurent, and  an artist’s landscape garden solely dedicated to the late Yves Saint Laurent whose ashes are scattered around the garden.
Majorelle Garden
Majorelle Garden
Majorelle GardenMajorelle GardenMajorelle GardenThe next day was indeed my favorite. Outside Marrakech, about 150-km and 3-4 hrs of…

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