The log of one man's quest for wind and sunshine

Getting Lost in the Medina

Belgium’s central location is a great jump-off point for short trips inside Europe and even North Africa.  About a four-hour flight away lies Marrakech, the ancient trade town in the heart of Marocco, where caravans used to arrive from the Sahara, and the famous Souk craftsmen would sell their wares.  Today, the Souk are still there dying their yarn, banging out copper plates, and whittling wood, and the hustle and bustle probably hasn’t changed too much in the last 1000 years or so.  It’s pretty fun to try and buy something from the Souk, but be forewarned: if you offer half the asking price, you’re still a sucker…

One response

  1. Marshall Davidson

    How was your Mom’s birthday? I bet she was happy to see you.

    I see you aren’t out of money yet as you are expanding your places to visit.

    I know it’s hard for a tall guy like you but keep a low profile if possible.

    Take care.

    October 25, 2010 at 8:47 pm

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