marrakech morocco | part 2

When I look back on all of our travel photos, the ones from Marrakech Morocco stand out the most. They simply amaze me because I’ve never experienced such colorful city in my life. There was eye-candy in every direction — from stray cats lounging on wooden carts, to the local women in their beautiful headscarves, and fruit stands and spice markets — I couldn’t get enough.

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We found ourselves spending most of our time near the Koutoubia Mosque and Jemaa el-Fnaa, the vibrant square with food vendors, spices, souvenirs, snake charmers, and monkeys. We also walked around snapping photos of the unique architecture, and browsed the many pastry shops.

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We bought local sweets, spices and Moroccan lamp shades to bring home with us.

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Even though our trip was wonderful, it was eery to see the covered Argana restaurant that suffered a bomb blast in 2011.

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Everyone welcomed us with open arms, we fell in love with the local children, and staying in a riad was an experience in itself.

We were a bit nervous to make the trip since we’re both Americans, but we didn’t have any issues and to this day, it’s our favorite city we’ve ever visited. Both Brandon and I would look to go back in the future; this time we’ll stay longer!

       
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  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/10527599200804232042 Sarah Kil

    Wow, Rachel! Your pictures are beautiful! I felt like I was right there with you!! :D What an incredible place!! I am jealous… I admit :D

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/16377097728715719972 Irfan Butt

    extraordinary beautiful..
    http://fashionwithfitness.blogspot.com/

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/13588994389173194456 WhatJeanLikes

    Amazing!! Morocco looks so beautiful!! You must have had an amazing time!! :) Your photos are lovely.

    Thank you so much for participating in our Aloha Friday Blog Hop!! I am following you, of course!! Wishing you and yours a lovely week!!

    Aloha,

    Jean {What Jean Likes}

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/02076872647506475270 Laura

    I love the pictures. It looks very interesting. Have a good week!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/07281689617194191990 Helene

    wow beautiful! definitely a place i would love to visit!!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/12620666167538698253 Lisette @ Northern Belle Diaries

    Beautiful pictures! I’ve wanted to visit there ever since the RHONY went and caused all that drama there! Haha

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/05761800593624814611 Sarah

    wow, what gorgeous pictures! Looks like a great time!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/18132486180098835871 Stephanie F

    And we love that you share those beautiful photos :)

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/04179656528221580812 lily white english rose

    amazing :D looks like such a great place to visit :D
    http://www.thelilywhiteenglishrose.blogspot.com

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/13413243257737816468 Gwen

    I love the pictures! Makes me wanna travel here, too.

    I’m a new follower from Thumping Thursday bloghop.
    Have a good weekend!

    xo,
    Gwen
    http://junior-executive.blogspot.com

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/03340277403271465452 chelsea.lynn

    Always wanted to go to Morocco! I have loved looking through your photos, the designs and colors are fantastic!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/00086646559106752986 Diana Chastain

    Wow wow amazing photos. Thanks for hopping by Thumping Thursdays and sharing your blog so I could see these wonderful pictures.
    Hope to see you again this week! :)

    http://mrsdchastain.blogspot.com

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/04273339353438026603 Meg {henninglove}

    i am living vicariously through you and your travels especially here because morocco is ONE place i would love to visit!! it looks so beautiful, gorgeous photos!

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