From the imperial cities of Marrakech, Meknes, and Fez to the dazzling sands of the Sahara, from the shores of the Mediterranean to the High Atlas mountains, National Geographic Traveler: Morocco guides you to the better- and lesser-known sights of this intoxicating land. In between, you'll discover famous kasbahs, spice markets, and crowded bazaarsnot to mention, palm-shaded oases in the middle of the desert.
Among the special features of National Geographic Traveler: Morocco are sidebars detailing experiences throughout Morocco, to make sure that you get to know the culture, and the people, inside and out. You can wash away stress in a Marrakech hammam, for example, go camel trekking in the Western Sahara, and learn to speak Tamazight, one of the Berber languages of central Morocco. Insider tips, in addition, provided by an array of National Geographic expertsphotographers, writers, and grantees who have spent significant time in Moroccodirect you to favorite restaurants, festivals, and other information that only locals know.
320 pages; 115 color and black-and-white photographs, 15 maps
Carole French is an award-winning BBC-trained news journalist, travel guidebook author, magazine editor, and former UK newspaper business editor. Carole has visited Morocco many times and has written several magazine articles and contributed to guidebooks on the country. She has written additional travel books and articles for leading names such as ABTA, and provided expert consultation on world destinations for television.
The award-winning National Geographic Traveler has been enhanced with engaging new features and a contemporary redesign. Each guide begins with an introduction that enables you to sample a bit of the culture, history, and attractions before you go and plan the trip based on your own interests and length of stay.
Immerse yourself in active, in-country "Experiences" and "Off-the-Beaten-Path Excursions" you won't find anywhere else.
Other new features, such as "Insider Tips" from National Geographic photographers, writers, and experts, and "Not-To-Be-Missed" lists ensure that each visit will be memorable.
The guides' design has been simplified, opened up, and enhanced with easy-to-read tinted sections. Gorgeous color photographs, high-quality maps, and the popular walking and driving tours are still highlights of our crisp, new look.