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Gnawi rhythm instrument: Hajhoj Santir or Gumberi

HajHoj is the arabic name for an African instrument that arrived in the north of the continent during the golden age of Morocco in the 15 century. Slavery was  common at that time and it was through music that slaves … Continue reading

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Gnawi Entertainer in the Jemma al Fnaa

The world famous Jemma al Fna square is packed with Entertainers. Acrobats, snake charmers, storytellers musicians and a host of other performers all compete for attention and each individual has a personal story to tell. Abdelkhalk is from the dessert, … Continue reading

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Tanjia, a special dish unique to Marrakech

Many visitors to Morocco are familiar with Tagine, the classic slow cooked Moroccan meal prepared in a cone shaped clay pot of the same name.  The ancient City of Marrakech has a signature slow cooked dish which is even more … Continue reading

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