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How to Make Local Connections in Morocco

How to Make Local Connections in Morocco
I would say the single most difficult thing about planning a trip is finding an authentic cultural experience with the locals and I'm not talking about pulling over in a small town to buy some souvenirs. I'm talking about a real sincere opportunity to get to know the locals, without artifice and without a script. By far my favorite memories have been getting the chance to get to know the locals and experience their daily life. Finding that local connection is especially arduous when planning a trip to Morocco. Morocco is undeniably a beautiful and fascinating country, but not the easiest place to find an authentic experience. It's really important if your planning to travel to Morocco that you go with a travel company that really knows Morocco well and more importantly, has amazing guides.  Having a local guide that you can trust is the true key to a successful trip in Morocco. Luckily for me when...
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Morocco: One of the best family trips we have ever taken.

Morocco: One of the best family trips we have ever taken.
Bill and Marcia Hochkammer took their extended family of 11 including their adult children and grandchildren on our Morocco Adventure during the school holiday in December.  "All eleven of us agreed that this was one of the best family trips we have ever taken.  We were able to take a break with other kinds of cuisine – we had an Italian lunch and a French dinner which were both good." "Our experiences in Fez were among the highlights of the trip.  The tour of the city was excellent; we enjoyed the markets and the shopping.  The riad in the medina was an excellent place to say; delicious food and a very friendly owner." "The trip into the Sahara desert and the camp were a highlight.  We enjoyed the camel rides; the tents we slept in and the food was excellent (we had the best breakfast of our trip at the desert...
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A father and daughter adventure in Morocco: Insight into the Moroccan way of life.

A father and daughter adventure in Morocco: Insight into the Moroccan way of life.
Tony Muir called in January to arrange a Springtime adventure in Morocco for him and his adult daughter. She had limited vacation time so they picked our Exotic Morocco trip. Tony decided to stay on a few more days at a Berber guest house in the Atlas Mountains outside Marrakech for some more hiking among villages under the snow-capped mountain peaks. In her trip evaluation Sara recounted, "My dad chose the trip, but we both wanted lots of culture and local flavor, in addition to the adventures that hiking and cameling in the desert supplied. We also wanted to see a lot of Morocco in just a short time, so the trip by car was a necessity." "I really loved my time in the desert, riding camels both at sunset and sunrise. This was a once-in-a-lifetime experience. The desert camp accommodations were outstanding. The weather was perfect, the camel was easy...
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Travel to Turkey or Morocco. Must I Choose?

Travel to Turkey or Morocco. Must I Choose?
A prospective WIldland Adventures traveler brouight up an excellent question today as they are thinking about their travel plans this September: "How should we decide between traveling to Turkey or Morocco? They have many similarities." With extensive Mediterranean coasts, September is one of the best months to travel in either country. However, the experiences vary when you compare traveling to Turkey, especially when comoparing our Turquoise Coast Odyssey in Turkey with either one of our Exotic Morocco or Morocco Adventure itineraries.  First, the cultures are quite different. I would characterize Turkey as more European, especially in the areas you would be traveling. Istanbul, and other cities in Turkey would be closer to south eastern European style with a Muslim flare from the grand mosques and other buildings dating back to an older age.  Istanbul is a very cosmopolitan, world-class city of great international importance in the region and the world. The...
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Yes I agree with you that there are some similarities between these two cultures. I am Turkish myself and on the other hand, I am ... Read More
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The New Morocco

The New Morocco
Let me start by saying 2014 is going to be an exciting year for Wildland and our travelers. Today, I get the honor of announcing that we have two new trips to Morocco. Yes, both our Exotic Morocco Tour and Moroccan Adventure have been totally redesigned. Luckily for me, I got to be the first one to experience our new Exotic Morocco Tour.  Here's a break down of  what to expect on our new Exotic Morocco Tour: The Wild Style:  Our 'Wild Style' of travel in Morocco is based on many years of experience designing trips throughout the Magreb. The design of our itineraries and your experience in the field is facilitated by our close-working relationships with guides, accommodations and outfitters on the ground to avoid the pitfalls of travel in Morocco. We assure you have the most comfortable, safe and authentic travel experience. Our expert driver-guides help you get the most...
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