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Marrakech: hints of bygone eras at Riad Laksiba – by border hopping blog

June 8, 2011

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6.6.11 border hopping blog site: is exceptional Thank you so much for writing this Article. Marrakech: hints of bygone eras at Riad Laksiba A few months ago, we shared with you the curious image of Hannah by Simon Hawkesley (below, left), a recreation of Irving Penn’s 1951 “Woman in Palace” shot of Lisa Fonssagrives (below, right). […]

Magic in a strange land – TripAdvisor

June 8, 2011

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“Magic in a strange land” Words and photographs by Red B Black TripAdvisor Review 1 June 2011 So, you’ve decided to visit Marrakech and now you’re wondering where to stay. When we started on the same journey, we were looking for somewhere that would be part of the experience, not fastened on to the side […]

Flashpacker – Flashpacking ? Explained

May 29, 2011

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What do you want to do? • Explore Morocco the genuine way • Immerse yourself into the culture • Travel with the locals • See the natural & unspoilt beauty of this country • Make the journey part of your holiday • A memorable way to discover a country & its’ people • Get to […]

Our YouTube site heading towards 2Million hits!

May 21, 2011

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Our YouTube site is now approaching  2 Million visits. (Click on this Link) Total Upload Views: 1,950,720 so thanks very much to all of those who have looked at our Uploads. A particular thanks must go to the electric string-quartet Stringfever who asked me to add themselves to the Laksiba YouTube site when the quartet was […]

LAKSIBA ~ No Ordinary Guesthouse – About Us

May 17, 2011

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Welcome to Riad Laksiba        FOR YOUR EXCLUSIVE USE…OR JUST A ROOM…. Just inside the Medina Walls of the Imperial Kasbah. You’ll discover a quiet haven, exclusively yours, to relax & absorb the mystique that is Marrakech. 5 Bedrooms each with en-suite, Maid, splash-pool, B&B, £60 per/room/night for Individual, Non Exclusive Use bookings, (or agreed on […]

>Part 4 Where to Buy / Where not to Buy.. that is the Question

February 26, 2009

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>. Bab Ksiba is a pretty little entrance into the southern end of the Kasbah. Bab Kasiba ( pronounced Bab Lak-siba ) offers the wary traveller advantages. Firstly… every Taxi driver in Marrakech knows where it is. If you have no easy form of communication, French, Berber or otherwise, by simply sitting in a taxi […]

>Part 3 Where to Buy / Where not to Buy… that is the Question

February 26, 2009

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>. . The Saadian Tombs, by day, is a veritable carousel of tourists, guides, taxis and coaches all making a pilgrimage to a Marrakech tourist hot-spot. Amongst the procession of camera happy snappers are a host of hawkers and there wears. Souvenir camels, postcards, hats and bracelets. Bizarrely it is almost worth a visit to […]