Eating in Essaouira

Eating with Kids in Essaouira

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 big cities we’ve found great food, at higher prices but in Essaouira we consistently have found excellent food at low prices. Whether you’re dining alone […]

Wordless Wednesday: Nets

nets on the beach

  “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

Wordless Wednesday: Beyond The Sea

sunset in essaouaira

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 as before Happy we’ll be, beyond the sea And never again I’ll go sailin’ ~Frank Sinatra “Somewhere Beyond the Sea”

The Beaches of Mogador (Part Two)

Ruins at Mogador

(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 wondering when this horse ride was going to be over.  It is safe to say that at this point my back was starting to send […]

Food Shopping in Essaouira

Moroccan Butcher

  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 not loaded with products to entice tourists (this is not to say those products don’t exist). It’s a market for the people who live there. […]

The Beaches of Mogador

Mogador 2

Bucket List #46 – Ride A Horse on A (almost) Deserted Beach   I have a bad track record with beaches.  I do not like to swim in the ocean and I do not like to wear a bathing suit.  I do love looking at the ocean.  The first time we went to Mogador (Essaouira) […]