Tag Archives: Marrakesh

Marrakech Koutoubia Mosque & Djemaa El Fna

Monday Morning Blues – Koutoubia Mosque in Marrakesh

Completed in 1158 the Koutoubia Minaret towers into the Marrakesh skyline, providing a guiding landmark for visitors. Very useful for someone like me who always gets hopelessly lost in souks!

Marrakech Koutoubia Mosque & Djemaa El Fna

Africa Day – Part One

Today is officially Africa Day. According to the South African Government website, “Africa Day is intended to celebrate and acknowledge the successes of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU now the AU) from its creation in May 25, 1963 in the fight against colonialism and apartheid, as well as the progress that Africa has made, […]

Easter Sunday Photo

Easter was traditionally a time of year that I travelled. With the double bank holiday I was able to take a ten day break and only use up four days of annual leave if combined with weekends. I have done so in the likes of Egypt, India, Morocco, Lebanon & Jordan in addition to plenty of long weekends […]