January 1983: Marrakech

I’m not sure why we decided to go to Marrakech in January 1983. Apart from using a package trip to Crete to get the flight cheap and then, to the consternation of the tour guide, abandon the accommodation, I think Marrakech was the only package holiday that Nicky and I ever did.

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“El Mahgreb” hotel left some things to be desired but was well situated for the old town
Photo gallery: the Jemaa el Fna market square
Photo gallery: inside the Souk area off the Jemaa el Fna square
Photo gallery: The tannery area and the shanty town outside the walls
Photo gallery: Dyeing and weaving – bright colours of clothes, carpets, and rugs
Photo gallery: People in Marrakech
Photo gallery: other photos from the trip

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