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Adventure Sports in Essaouira

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One of our favorite places in Morocco is the seaside city of Essaouira. It’s less than two hour drive from Marrakech but it feels like a world away. The first …

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Eating in Essaouira

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The laid back, windy city of Essaouira is a family favorite. We love the coastal location and short distance from Marrakech. But, maybe most importantly we love the food! In …

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Wordless Wednesday: Nets

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  “The Sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.”    –Jacques Cousteau Nets washed to the shores of Essaouira, Morocco October 2012 Related …

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Wordless Wednesday: Beyond The Sea

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It’s far beyond the star It’s near beyond the moon I know beyond a doubt My heart will lead me there soon We’ll meet beyond the shore We’ll kiss just …

Amanda MouttakiWordless Wednesday: Beyond The Sea

The Beaches of Mogador (Part Two)

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(You can find Part One of this adventure here)   As we walked out across the water I began to wonder where Ismail was taking us. Actually I was really …

Amanda MouttakiThe Beaches of Mogador (Part Two)

Food Shopping in Essaouira

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  The medina of Essaouira is 100x’s easier to follow than Marrakech. It’s straight forward without the winding, twisting alleyways that seem to double back and turn in circles. It’s …

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