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Making a SPLASH – in Morocco

October 11, 2011

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For many years Andy Robertson and his team have been serving adrenalin junkies with a menu of wet and wild adventures in the Scottish Highlands. But can they repeat this experience in Marrakech? We sent our Editor to find out. “I had known about Andy Robertson’s Splash Adventure Activities for a couple of years and […]

The Gadget Show – Visits Morocco

October 10, 2011

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The Gadget Show is a British television series focusing on technology and is broadcast on Channel 5. The show previews and reviews the latest gadgets, and broadcasts the latest technology news. The show is aimed at giving the mass consumer an insight into the gadget world and in addition, it aims to give enough information […]

The Kings Speech – HM King Mohammed VI “speech to the nation”

June 20, 2011

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The Kings Speech –  HM King Mohammed VI “speech to the nation”  On 17th June 2011; His Majesty King Mohammed VI addressed the nation to outline the basic elements of a new draft constitution. The draft Constitution includes; Human Rights, Freedom of Religious Practice, Freedom of Speech and also provides for equality between men and […]

The Caliph’s House – Book Review

June 19, 2011

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The Caliph’s House is a travel book by Anglo-Afghan author, Tahir Shah. One of my favorite books based on Morocco. The process of buying a property and the association with the local community rings so many bells to my own experiences. Likewise …. look out for the passage about “freeing the animals” (I won’t spoilt […]

YOGA at Laksiba: The best way to prepare for life is to begin to live……

June 15, 2011

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The best way to prepare for life is to begin to live…… Tabitha Dean Yoga: has held several sucessful Yoga Retreats at Riad Laksiba. The May 2011 Yoga Retreat was “over-subscribed” and the forthcoming Yoga Retreats; October 5th, October 19th, October 26th  & November 2nd are filling up fast…. So who is and what happens at a […]

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 […]