19 Dec 2000 to 2 Jan 2001.
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Nearly all the main streets in Marrakech have orange trees.
Guide, Haj m'Barak, outside the mosque in Marrakech.
Everyone needs to see carpet selling once. But once is plenty!
Being dressed-up by the shop assistants is OK, but be sure you are not being billed for the photo-opportunities.
These are more interesting than the carpets. Again, once is enough.
There are some places of which one never tires. Coffee and petits fours at the Cafe Argana, while the sun sets over the Djemaa al'Fna.
From Marrakech, the good weather lies to the South of the Atlas Mountains. Getting there is not necessarily easy.
Beyond the Atlas Mountains, the weather was good.
Villages in Morocco have some most attractive settings.
The layered cliffs have created useful caves.
By the roadside where the gorge begins to open-up.
Father Christmas does visit Morocco, but the presents arrive near the swimming pool.
After Christmas, walking along the dunes is pleasant.
Sandstorms can be an interesting experience when you have only ever met them in books.
The locals have seen it all before.
Drivers Aziz and Omar, with guide Abdul. Many thanks to them!
All local organisation was very well handled through Maria's tour company.
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View diary of a previous visit to Morocco - Trekking through the Jebel Sahro
Valleys South of Marrakech - Rambler's Marrakech tour
Dades, Todhra, Ourika and Asni regions - Walking in the Atlas Mountains