Morocco – The Todra Gorge

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It turns out it is not so easy to maintain my blog in the final semester of my final year. But I will be back. Just 5 weeks to go. It’s quite unbelievable.

So I thought I would continue to share photographs from Morocco to tide you over while I am away attempting to wrap my head around orthopaedics (the speciality I keep conveniently forgetting about. I definitely would not succeed as an orthopedic surgeon.)

The next stop on our Moroccan adventure was the Todgha Gorge up in the high Atlas mountains.

I think the photos speak for themselves.

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Morocco: Nkob (Part 2)

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Our journey begins in a dark red hotel room in Marrakesh. I’ve never been in a room that was so ominously…red.

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Morocco (Part 1)

Good evening beautiful readers.

I hope you all had a wonderful New year and I’m glad you can join me in 2016.

My husband and I returned this week from our trip to Morocco over the holidays.

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We booked a YOLO tour with G Adventures. It was our first time with GA, and we were looking forward to seeing if this is something we would do again. After 7 days with G, it is safe to say we loved everything it offered. We loved how much of this stunning country that we got to see, and the experiences we had. My husband always told me that he wants to ” collect experiences, not things.” and that stuck with me. For me, the most beautiful thing about our tour was not the things we saw or the landmarks we visited, but the experiences we had.

We arrived in Marrakesh a couple of days before our tour began, and spent our time in the luxurious Jnane Tamsna. This hotel has to be one of my favourites that I have ever stayed at – because it didn’t feel like a hotel at all. It felt like home, the staff like family members welcoming us with their gracious hospitality. We walked the gardens, as though we were walking in our own backyard. We passed ocean-blue swimming pools glimmering under the sunlight, trees budding with lemons and lives, flower petals strewn delicately all over the ground. We spent the two days in the hotel, without leaving to explore,  it was a tranquil paradise, and the most perfect way to begin our Moroccan adventure.

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An orange juice reception.

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