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Arches at the Saadian tombs, Marrakech | by Mary Loosemore
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Arches at the Saadian tombs, Marrakech

Day 14, and our last full day of Intrepid's Colours of Morocco trip, was free to DIY... so Phil and I headed out along Avenue Mohammed V back towards the Medina, to visit the much-lauded Saadian tombs. Rather underwhelmed by that experience, we made our way back to the Djemaa el Fna and into the souk.

 

Emerging, as planned, at Place de la Kissaria, we decided against visiting any more monuments, and instead explored the streets of the northern medina. Never exactly sure where we were, we had a lovely time!

 

After a late and delightfully leisurely lunch at the Elite café on Place du 16 novembre in Guéliz, we walked on to the Majorelle Garden. Not quite what we'd expected - but a pleasant spot to read for a while, once we'd found a bench.

 

Our final dinner was back in the Djemaa el Fna, followed by beers in the hotel courtyard.

 

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Morocco

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marrakech

whc.unesco.org/en/list/331

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saadian_Tombs

 

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Taken on May 8, 2010