Amylee

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24th September 2009

Amylee's activity

  1. September 2009
  2. Amylee commented on Holiday Idea #44: Moroccan Highlights: Fes, the Sahara, the High Atlas and Marrakech

    "I'd love to travel though the Sahara with a camel train. How commercial are these kinds of trips now? I'd like something quite authentic, but I am realistic about my limited experience and background."

  3. Amylee reviewed Souks of Essaouira in Essaouira, Morocco

    Clustered off the 18th Century medina, some of Essaouira's souks have survived the years, still proudly displaying their textiles, spices, jewellery and other handicrafts, but some of them, the corn souk and the wool souk, are more visitor attractions th…"

  4. Amylee reviewed Essaouira Medina in Essaouira, Morocco

    Essaouira's Medina has cobbled streets lined with white, blue doored buildings, that UNESCO has World Heritage listed, hiding the cafes and restaurants and craft stores and galleries it's loved by visitors for. The town centre has looked like this since…"

  5. Amylee commented on Souq of Marrakesh in Marrakech, Morocco

    "As well as seeing the sights, one of your days in Marrakech should be spent exploring the souks and markets. One of the easiest ways to do that is to hire a guide for a full or half day and have them help you explore the souks you're most interested in …"

  6. Amylee commented on Bahia Palace in Marrakech, Morocco

    "The detailing is nice, but not mind blowing compared to some of Marrakech's other palaces. This is where the 'lack of planning' and inspiration shows most. That's what you got from the nouveau riche in that period..."

  7. Amylee rated Shrob ou shouf fountain

  8. Amylee reviewed Shrob ou shouf fountain in Marrakech, Morocco

    "The impressive green tiled fountain is called Shrob ou shouf, and was built in the 16th Century. The thing to admire first is the tiles, then the piece on top of the fountain like a crown and made of a honeycomb of wood. The inscription “Shrob ou…"

  9. Amylee commented on Dar Si Saïd Museum of Moroccan Arts in Marrakech, Morocco

    "There's a collection of door and window frames in the courtyard on which the painting is particularly beautiful! I love that so much care was taken over the building of a home."