Churchill painting Koutoubia Mosque and Marrakech

Churchill’s visit – empire travel

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Introduction Travelling to Morocco in the 1930s would have been pioneering. The French spent the 1920s developing tourism infrastructure and promoting tourism to its colonies (more on ’empire tourism’ in a future blog). Travel to French Morocco by Europeans was for the privileged few, not the masses. It seems fitting…

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Nomadic Berber in the Sahara Desert - bespoke desert tours with Wild Morocco

Water and Hope in the Sahara…

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When Barbara Best met a nomadic goatherd in the Sahara desert, it was a moment of chance – there was nothing stage-managed about it. The Berber woman was simply asking for water, without hesitation Barbara’s husband handed out a bottle. Two women from different worlds, “She has a life I…

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Solitude at the remote Erg Chigaga great dunes - Wild Morocco

FAQ on Sahara Desert Trekking

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Where do the Sahara Desert treks start from and how do we travel there? The cheapest way to reach the start of the trek (the village of Mhamid) is by public bus. This is a 10 hours journey from Marrakech. The bus operator that travels directly to Mhamid is CTM with...
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Carpet souk in Morocco - Wild Morocco tours

Pricing in Morocco (or bargain-hunting)

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Morocco is an African nation. You may be wondering - surely it's a cheap destination; it stands to reason that we'll find low prices for everything? If we don't, then presumably we can simply negotiate the price? Unfortunately this is not the case. Expect pricing in Morocco at around the...
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Ben Youssef Medersa, Marrakech, Morocco

Destination Morocco – Let’s Put Morocco on the Map

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Morocco is far more than a short, budget flight away from Europe. Morocco is so well-linked to the rest of the world, we don't often make that connection when we look at its proximity to Europe! There are direct flights from Morocco, with national carrier Royal Air Maroc, to North America,...
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Atlas Mountains and Sahara Desert Morocco

The spirit of community in Morocco

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The question, "is it safe to visit Morocco?", is becoming timeworn and has already been debated. You would be better-served to ask, "what can I expect in Morocco?", if you've already concluded that you're visiting. If you are still having doubts (it is North Africa after all!) I would urge...
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