The Cold War Iron Curtain at Check Point Alpha near Marienborg in Germany is a remarkable place.
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Take any Moroccan guide book and you find Tiznit mentioned as the place to look for traditional Berber silver jewelry. But Tiznit is more than that, Berber jewelry comes with another remarkable trade, the Moroccan Kaftans, Jellaba’s and Takchita’s. On top of that, the relaxed southern Moroccan atmosphere makes exploration of the shops a treat.
The area between Marrakech, Essaouira and Agadir in Morocco is known for it’s Argan trees. Not surprisingly, the area is littered with small Argan oil factories, which are traditionally run by Moroccan women. Here’s a bit about how argan oil - the traditional way – all very bio or organic.
It’s a somewhat bewildering but absolutely unique experience, the makeshift open-air barbecue food-stalls at Djemaa-el-Fna square in Marrakech. Every evening a part of the large central square is turned into one big barbecue frenzy. An absolute must see.
Built by the French in 1929 and known as Morocco’s Switzerland, the wintersport resort Ifrane is now a popular destination for the Moroccan’s. Located at 1.650 meters. Ifrane could well be located in the Alps. Here’s another look at Ifrane, real-estate and property development projects in the style as we saw in Dubai-UAE, though on a modest scale.
You’ll find them all-over Morocco, government backed handicraft centers locally known as Ensemble Artisanal. In one building you’ll find craft workshops of Moroccan craftsmen showing of their produce and trade. Have a look at the Ensemble Artisanal in Marrakech.
It’s absolutely worth a visit for those visiting in Morocco. The traditional ceramic and pottery industry in the imperial city of Fes – Morocco. Here’s an impression of Art Naji – a famous ceramic pottery store and factory. Have a look.