Ramadan and Marrakesh

Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar and while the exact dates cannot be determined, this year it falls in July/August. For anyone who is traveling in Marrakech during Ramadan, the British Embassy has issued a guide answering common questions for any non-Muslims. Q: Do I have to fast? A: You, as

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How do you pronounce Ouarzazate?

And how do you pronounce Essaouira?Due to its colonial history, many of the place names in Morocco have been translated from Arabic to French. Hence something like ورززا ت would be transliterated into French as Ouarzazate. If it were transliterated directly into English it would look like this: Warzazate – much easier to pronounce! Generally,

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