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Marrakech Market Video

Marrakech Market VideoThe following is a video of the market in Marrakech, Morocco at night. Local Muslim women rush to buy just about everything at around 8PM and the way-be-gone tourist is pushed to the side in the crowd. I was very surprised by how relatively genuine Marrakech seemed to be amidst the excessive tourism [...]

Marrakech Market Video


The following is a video of the market in Marrakech, Morocco at night. Local Muslim women rush to buy just about everything at around 8PM and the way-be-gone tourist is pushed to the side in the crowd. I was very surprised by how relatively genuine Marrakech seemed to be amidst the excessive tourism pull this city has. It was interesting to observe how everyday life really dominates Marrakech in the face of the tourism machine. I do not feel as if many tourist hotspots on this planet can compare with Marrakech in this regard.

The video is below
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Wade from Vagabond Journey.com
Albion, NY, USA
December 11, 2008

Filed under: Africa, Culture and Society, Morocco

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Wade Shepard is the founder and editor of Vagabond Journey. He has been traveling the world since 1999, through 88 countries. He is the author of the book, Ghost Cities of China, and contributes to The Guardian, Forbes, Bloomberg, The Diplomat, the South China Morning Post, and other publications. has written 3424 posts on Vagabond Journey. Contact the author.

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