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

June 20, 2011


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 […]

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

June 8, 2011


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


“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 […]

Atlas Lions Roar- Morrocco V Algeria

June 6, 2011


by Abdelhamid Bousaadi Riad Laksiba Saturday: Marrakech was “on-fire”…  with real tension waiting for the football match! Luckily, the Atlas Lions; Moroccan National football team won a great victory, in real style. 2012 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier: Morocco beats Algeria 4-0 The goals were scored by Mehdi Benatia, Marouane Chamakh, Youssef Hadji and Oussama Assaidi. This […]

Mawazine Festival Tribute in Marrakech

May 30, 2011


Les Voix de la Paix: The voices of Peace Mawazine World Rhythms Festival Tribute Concert – Marrakech 29th May 2011  Morocco’s 10th annual Mawazine World Rhythms Festival, held in Rabat, would normally have concluded on 28th May. However a number of the Mawazine artists arrived in Marrakech, last night, to play a special post-festival tribute performance to […]

Flashpacker – Flashpacking ? Explained

May 29, 2011


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 […]

After Argana – Café Argana, Marrakech: Today

May 27, 2011


Today: Café Argana, the scene of the horrific Marrakech bomb blast on 28th April 2011, received it’s first “make-over”. Water Seller in the Jemaa el Fna pointing out the new Art at Argana Cafe At around 10.00am this morning 6 bespoke Works of  Art were mounted on the tarpaulin scaffold that currently shields Café Argana’s  […]