Newsletter March 06, 2013
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Mind-blowing Morocco
A Blend Of Cultures
Morocco is a Northern African country. But that is just geography. The exotic land reverberates with the songs of the ancient African nomads who made their way here from the desert, with the peppy cultural remnants of the European colonial times, and with the Islamic culture which is now part of its identity. The terrain is as varied as the cultural blend making Morocco a favorite getaway this time of the year.
When To Visit
April through June and September through November are the best times to visit Morocco. The temperatures are equitable and the businesses announce discounts and sales.
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Airports in Morocco
Palais Namaskar, Marrakech - The hotel complex spans over 12 acres of verdant area and redefines luxury in the trade hub of Marrakech.
Riad Fes, Fez - Built in traditional Moroccan and Baroque styles this hotel is the place to stay when you want to visit local attractions.
Sofitel Agadir Royal Bay Resort, Agadir - This plush bay-side resort combines spectacular views with warm geniality and many sporty activities.
Mazagan Beach Resort, El Jadida - Casino, spa, golf course, stunning vistas - you name it and this resort hotel has it.
Le Royal Mansour Meridien, Casablanca - This hotel offers chic luxury in the heart of the country's economic and trade hub.
Morocco Fast Facts Infographic
Morocco is a constitutional monarchy. King Hassan II ruled the kingdom from 1961 to 1996.
The national flag of Morocco features a green 5 pointed star against a red banner.
The national dish of Morocco is Couscous - a stew of meat and vegetables in a thick broth.
Between 1922 and 1956, Tangier was ruled by the representatives of eight European countries.
The University in Fes was founded in 859 AD and is one of the oldest universities of modern times.
Most Moroccans speak Arabic and Berber apart from French. French speakers can manage quite comfortably in the country.
The Moroccan Dirham is the currency of the country, though many establishments accept the US Dollar or the Euro.
Moroccan cuisine bears distinctive European and African influences. Mint tea stops short of being a religion in the country.
Moroccans are mostly Sunni Muslims. Do learn up the common etiquettes before you plan your vacation.
Do plan to carry appropriate clothing depending on the time of your visit. Morocco experiences extreme weather conditions.
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