December, 2012

Alan Keohane

Thursday, December 27th, 2012

HipMarrakech believe honest photographs are the best possible aid to informing your holiday choices. For this reason we are delighted to recommend the work of Marrakech based photographer Alan Keohane. Alan photographs the intimate spaces inside Marrakech Riads with a rare sensitivity, instinctively capturing the mood of the accommodation that is unique to Marrakech. Check out […]

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Healthy milky treats for all local Marrakshi’s

Sunday, December 23rd, 2012

Walking around La Medina through the live chicken counters, orange mountains and egg/ potato ‘Marrakech Sandwich’ stalls, you will find local groups congregating round a brightly lit shop filled with a bucket harem of fresh fruit and several full jugs. These are the fresh fruit milkshake bars that, although not very common, draw vast crowds […]

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Alzama Synagogue

Friday, December 14th, 2012

The ALZAMA synagogue dates back to the 1500’s when it was built by the then thriving Moroccan Jewish community living in Marrakech.  Today it is overseen by Rabbi Shalom, a charming man with endless patience and an endless supply of stories. The Jewish quarter, knows as the Mellah is located to the South of the […]

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Gold award for Emma

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

You can follow the adventures of Emma Joyston-Bechal of HipMarrakech Riad Zam Zam  online.  Her outstanding blog ‘The Good Life in Morocco‘ chronicles the experience of a British family in Marrakech. Emma was recently awarded a prestigious gold award as the best blog in Morocco. Book Riad Zam Zam now to enjoy the the very […]

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Medina Life

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

One of the charms of the Marrakech Medina is that you never quite know what you are going to come across, or what is going to come across you! Sitting enjoying a mint teat at Henna Cafe one December day we were privileged to see  an engagement procession. The ancient medina of Marrakech continues […]

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