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For the end of 2018 we (Dutch family of 4, kids 14 and 18) chose to visit Morocco. Fly to Fez and hire a car to drive our way via Meknes and Ouzoud to Marrakech.
Just next to Heri es Souani was the big open...More
This rectangular lake (150m by 320m) is surrounded by paved promenades, and is a pleasant place to relax away from the hustle-bustle of the Meknes medina. A crenelated wall forms a dramatic backdrop on the southeast side of the lake. Around 1695, Sultan Mulay Isma'il...More
This is a quiet spot away from the chaos of the medina. Great for people watching - seemed like it was mostly locals. Lots of young couples and little kids. We were looking for some exercise, so we walked from the medina - took about...More
This massive reservoir was built by a sultan to please his wives, water being brought from the Atlas mountains. Of course, it served as a reservoir, but was for the exclusive use of the palace wives and concubines. In the early morning, it is a...More
A lot of locals there, most are friendly and many, many people talked to me there. Normal people, not hustlers or peddlers. Good to socialize with Moroccans, I guess. Great views of the old walls and stables.
As usual, feel free to ask me questions...More