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Mehdia - the Land of Fresh Fish. Morocco Trip. [01:56]
Mehdia is a beautiful coastal town near the city of Kenitra , 30 km north-east of the capital of Morocco Rabat . It is known for its fishing port and of course, fish market! You can get the freshest most beautiful fish in this market: sardines, whiting, shrimp, prawns, squid, crab, sole,...they have it all! Outside the market, there are people specialized in cooking the fish you just bought. They can prepare it for you anyway you want: grilled, fried, or even in a tagine! I love grilled fish! and all you have to do is put some salt on it and grill it... it is so fresh that no other spices are needed! ohhhh yum... Mehdia is one of those places that will make your heart beat. It will remind you of slowing down, taking a moment, and simply enjoying the view...
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 ...
A Market in Morocco [00:21]
A short video showing a market on route to The Atlas Mountains.
Riad 144 Marrakech - Excursion Le Barrage Lalla Takerkoust [01:03]
Built by the French in the 1920s, Lake Lalla Takerkoust is a great excursion only 45 minutes from Marrakech. Fantastic views of the Atlas mountains. This film was taken end December! Situated in the historical medina of Marrakech, Riad 144 is an intimate and relaxed full service boutique hotel with only 3 suites and 2 standard bedrooms all with private bathrooms, plus a living room and a winter garden. The large patio has a heated plunge pool under the lush palm trees. The terrace with 360 degrees view over the medina and the Atlas mountains is the perfect spot to catch the best sunset of Morocco. Our Hammam and massage room to calm down any signs of stress.... If you rent the whole hotel, we can arrange you special events you will never forget. Musicians, belly dancers, DJ... Our riad is also equipped with projector for showing movies on the courtyard wall and Sonos sound system in the whole riad making the music flow wherever you are.
Harvest at La Ferme Rouge Winery, MOROCCO 2012: Moroccan Wine [00:34]
It's November 5, 2012 in the early afternoon in Morocco. Jacques Poulain and his team at La Ferme Rouge in Had Brachoua, Rommani are harvesting the carignan grapes in the rain. Jacques is the last to harvest his grapes in Morocco, knowing that the grapes needed to ripen a bit longer in order to produce the best quality wine. The wine industry in Morocco is growing everyday and we here in the US are watching closely. More great videos about Moroccan Wine to follow! For more info follow us @moroccanwine on Twitter!