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Marrakech



Marrakech
Introduction

1. Jemaa al-Fna

2. Artists

3. Juice and barbecue

4. The great suuqs

5. Crafts

6. Shopping

7. Mosque of Koutoubia

8. Ben Youssef

9. El-Bahia palace

10. Almoravid koubba

11. Saadian Tombs

12. El-Badi Palace

13. Dar Si Said

14. Menara gardens

15. Majorelle gardens

16. Agdal garden

17. Mellah and Mi‚ara

18. City ramparts

19. Palm gardens

20. Modern streets

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MARRAKECH
Orange juice and barbecue


Orange stalls at the Jemaa l-Fna, Marrakech, Morocco

Food stalls at the Jemaa l-Fna, Marrakech, Morocco

I ate here! Not cheap, but oh my good how those guys know how to make miracles with the eggplants!


Who came up with the idea that there should be 60 or more orange juice stalls next to one another in a line, half the way around the Jemaa? The quality of the juice is excellent, and if you want a variation, tangerines, grapes or lemons can be added by request.
The food stalls take over the Jemaa as soon as the orange juice sellers have packed up and gone home. The food is prepared from fresh on the spot, and you can choose between fish, meat or vegetable dishes. The concept is easy, you point at everything you desire, indicate the quantity, and within few minutes it is there in front of you.
The food is exquisite, tasteful and much appreciated by Moroccans and tourists alkike. Never forget the good rule of eating in Morocco: eat where the Moroccans eat — they know where to get good food!
Although most artists pack up thier stuff when natural light goes away, a new line of artists move in. Story tellers and fire swallowers benefit much from the atmosphere of the night.





By Tore Kjeilen