Videos tagged with "tradition"
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 ...
Morocco's distinctive landscapes and enduring cultural heritage offer an enticing journey into the heart of North Africa. Part of Africa yet markedly different, Morocco is a fascinating study in contrasts. Old world medinas with noisy, narrow, winding lanes vie for attention with fashionable cafés, boutique shops and modern city centers. Sophisticated coastal cities such as Casablanca and Rabat boast an abundance of long white beaches, picturesque rocky coves and classic resorts. The imperial cities of Meknes and Fes showcase fine examples of Islamic architecture and tradition. Inland cities are warm and exotic, set among hills and palm groves. The rugged, snow-capped Atlas Mountains stretch 2414 kilometers/1500 miles through Morocco and beyond. Berber tribes have lived in the region for thousands of years, and were first mentioned in writings of ancient Egyptians. Long-established villages such as Aït-Benhaddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, serve as strongholds that preserve the Berber lifestyle, culture, music and art. The country is also rich in Jewish heritage, with the first migration into this area coming after the destruction of the Second Temple in Jerusalem; and a second wave arrived from the Iberian Peninsula in the period immediately preceding and following the 1492 Alhambra Decree, when the Jews were expelled from the kingdoms of Spain and Portugal. At its peak in the 1940s, Morocco's Jewish population exceeded 250000. Jewish heritage is seen throughout the ...
Ami Bacha Coiffeur,devenu Vannier à Bhalil Maroc. A Barber became Basket Maker in Bhalil Morocco [09:34]
Hommage à un artisant de 70 ans, Ami Bacha, Un Coiffeur devenu Vannier à Bhalil, Bhalil est un village entouré de montagnes proche de Fès au Maroc. Ami Bach est un brave homme dont la vue baisse de plus en plus, il décide alors de perpétuer le métier de ses parents, ses mains se rappellent bien de la gestuelle de ses parents, et c'est tout naturellement qu'il trouve une source de revenus dans la tradition, une leçon à méditer par tous les hommes qui sont sans emploie au Maroc et qui au lieu de se bouger et de chercher du travail, s'assoient à longueur de journée sur la terrasse d'une café, ils ne se donnent pas la peine ni la dignité de changer leur quotidien et de réussir.
Traditional way of cooking bread In Bhalil Morocco [07:12]
Aziz is a useful contributor to our village Bhalil, he's owner of a bread oven in Bhalil, close to Fez Morocco, every morning he is in charge of approx 600 hundred raw bread that he will cook for the inhabitant, have a look at this useful ancestral job. Aziz possède un four à pain dans le village de Bhalil, il fait cuire dans son four environ 600 pains par jour, ces 600 pains ce sont les pains préparé le matin par chaque famille, les habitants les amènent le matin dans le four de Aziz,
Trekking in Morocco [06:00]
Welcome to our website!(Trekkinginmorocco) We are a group of professional licensed tour guides In Morocco. We all graduated from ( CFAMM ). We all have been working as guides and interpreters for the best tour companies and providing private tours in Morocco. for none less than 20 years, and we all love our country and enjoy our work a lot. - We are specilised in arranging travel packages and customized tours in Morocco,. We work tirelessly to bring our customers authentic and personalized cultural experiences. We are also environmentally conscientious and seek to contribute to the development of local ethnic minorities. We operate closely with our villages and village hosts to preserve their traditional ways of life as well as the surrounding natural environment.