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Chefchaouen: More Than a Colour

Chefchaouen: More Than a Colour

Chefchaouen: More Than a Colour

I am going to boldly say Chefchaouen is one of the most photographed place in all of Morocco. If you have been here and didn’t leave with at least 20 photos of doorways and 50 of blue streets then you must have left your camera at home. Chefchaouen, sometimes spelt Chefaouen, is the “Blue City”. 

<span>Photo by <a href="https://unsplash.com/@doran_erickson?utm_source=unsplash&amp;utm_medium=referral&amp;utm_content=creditCopyText">Doran Erickson</a> on <a href="https://unsplash.com/s/photos/chefchaouen-morocco?utm_source=unsplash&amp;utm_medium=referral&amp;utm_content=creditCopyText">Unsplash</a></span>

The Sahara Desert, Moroccan Style

The Sahara Desert, Moroccan Style

The Sahara Desert, Moroccan Style

The Sahara is home to approximately 2 million people spread across its 9 million square kilometres in north Africa. There are permanent communities established near water sources and then there are nomadic tribes. Morocco’s Berbers are nomads and the isolation of the desert has helped to maintain their own language and culture. The Berbers are also helping in opening up this magnificent landscape to tourists. 

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Marrakech, Morocco’s Souk Town

Marrakech, Morocco’s Souk Town

Marrakech, Morocco’s Souk Town

The “Red City” welcomes visitors and traders to Africa’s busiest square with open arms. Jemaa el-Fnaa, “The Assembly of trespassers ”. It is this juxtaposition that makes Morocco’s fourth largest city just so charming. 


Perhaps it is lost in translation, but there are no trespassers found here. Just a beautiful melting pot of traders from the surrounding deserts and Atlas mountains. You will find snake...


Why Choose a Moroccan Rug

Why Choose a Moroccan Rug

Why you need a Moroccan Rug.

Moroccan rugs or Berber carpets, as they are also known, are enjoying a revival. It is clear to see why. They are amazing! But before you invest, and yes they are an investment, you might want a few more reasons as to why you need a Moroccan rug underneath your feet. 


Embracing the Berbers

Embracing the Berbers

 
Moroccan décor is so very on trend right now. Aside from originating in Morocco, few people know about the artisans who still practice these ancient artistic techniques, the Berbers. 
The Berbers of North Africa have a chequered history with conquerors, yet have managed to maintain their cultural identity, mainly through their distinct handicraft.
Even the origin of the name Berber demonstrates the influence others had on the people of North Africa. The ancient Greeks and Romans identified...