Videos tagged with "ground"
Departures S01E03, India: Sacred Ground [46:08]
Episode 3, Season 1.
Dar Musique [01:17]
Dar Musique 117 Derb Snane Mouassine 40000 Marrakech Medina Morocco Dar Musique, a beautiful and highly individual private house. In the Mouassine area of the medina, close to the Bab El Ksour (Gate of the Palaces) a well known entrance point to the bustling medina. You are a short taxi ride away from Gueeliz, the new town, with its modern shops and restaurants and a ten minute drive from the airport. Recently recommended by Heathrow Traveller Winter 2010 and Sunday Telegraph Life who described Dar Musique as a 'Moroccan Oasis'. (21st November 2010) Dar Musique is recommended in Alastair Sawdays's Special Places to Stay. The riad is featured in the book "Marrakech Living on the edge of the dessert" by Massimo Listri and has been featured in Architectural Digest Magazine. Also recommeded by The Observer Magazine, 'Living the Dream, ten of the best worldwide'. (April 2010) From only a short walk from Djemaa el Fna square, down one of the medina winding alleyways harbours a discreet entrance. Cross the threshold and you will find Dar Musique, a quiet calm haven. It is impossible to believe that the sounds of the hustle and bustle can disappear so completely, especially when the courtyard is open to the sky, With the rooms opening onto an internal courtyard filled with a fountain and palms. There is an open dinning area, and two open sitting rooms on the ground floor, decorated in traditional Moroccan style. There are four elegant airy guest rooms, each decorated in different ...
Riyad El Cadi, Marrakech - Review [08:13]
Riyad El Cadi Marrakech has been chosen as one of the best riad-hotels in Marrakech - outstanding for its hospitality, comfort and luxury. Riyad El Cadi is one of the few riads in Marrakech offering utter peace with a luxurious amount of space - a rare find among the riads in Marrakech. 15 rooms and suites around 7 courtyards offer sufficient lounging areas, vast terraces, lush garden patios and numerous corners to hide away, sip your tea and recover from your excursions to the souqs in the Medina only few steps from our riad. All rooms on first floor and all suites are equipped with air conditoning and high standard beddings. Thanks to the traditional architecture with thick walls, not air conditioned rooms on the ground floor are agreeable cool even in summer. All suites are generously sized with either additional rooms or/and balconies. Meals are being served in the courtyards of the riad under orange trees heavy with fruits or full in bloom as long as weather permits - in Marrakech almost all year long. Our chefs will be delighted to introduce you to the secrets of Moroccan cuisine or prepare an elegant International menu - also for external guests (on request only). Three salons and alcoves are the ideal setting for reading, playing cards, dozing or having a sun-downer. Extensive terraces that stretch over the entire riad surface are equipped with tents and deckchairs and invite you to rest or sunbathe. The small pool with its Jacuzzi in our pool riad, our library ...
The Adnan prayer call in Chefchaouen, Morocco [01:33]
Wonderful, sunny October day in Chefchaouen, Rif Mountains region. It was the Adnan prayer at noon and the muezzin was calling from the minaret of the oldest mosque in the city - La Grande Mosquée de Chefchaouen. In the background can be heared the Adnan from another mosque, the Spanish Mosque located two kilometers from the medina. Both calls seem to be a beautiful dialogue in praising the God.
إملشيل :أسطورة العشق 'إيسلي' و'تسليت' Imilchil Wedding Moussem [02:21]
The festival held in the town of Imilchil has two purposes: livestock and finding a partner. The event is a homecoming celebration for herders who have spent the summer taking advantage of grazing grounds and there is also a matchmaking aspect to the festival. Different tribes agreed to allow their unmarried members to meet and marry freely at the tomb of Sidi Mohammed Maghani. Also called 'September romance', the occasion gives singletons the chance to sing, dance and flirt in elaborate customs meant to attract a mate. The festival is one of the biggest of its kind in Morocco and attracts thousands of visitors in this exchange of livestock and love.