Posts Tagged ‘marrakech travel’

The Mystery of the Hanging thread

Monday, November 10th, 2014

Although Marrakech is often known as ‚ÄėThe Red City‚Äô¬†thanks¬†to the pis√©-cement¬†ramparts that surround the old town, once you enter the¬†Medina¬†it becomes clear that Marrakech actually holds a multitude of bright and vibrant colours. We noticed at this point in the ‚ÄėNeedle and Thread‚Äô Medina walk, as you turn south towards the Jemaa el-Fna Square, there […]

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100 years of Moroccan trains, 50 years of The National Office of Railways (ONCF)

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

100 hundred years ago the first train line was built in Morocco. It connected the cities of Casablanca and Berrechid and was used to transport supply military troops of the French Protectorate. Fast forward almost exactly 50 years and The National Office of Railways – or the ONCF as it is now more commonly known […]

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