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Moroccan Prayer Beads – A Humble Story

Commonly clutched in the weathered hands of the older population of Morocco, the Tasbih (pictured) is the highly significant beaded prayer string of the Muslim population. According to the Prophet, these enable all that follow the Islamic religion to pray, … Continue reading

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The zwîna house of the Marrakshi henna artist

Entering a Marrakshi household on a non descript Wednesday evening is an experience filled with warmth, welcome and sharing. As the Henna artist and cook of the Henna Café in the north-west of La Medina, Fatima has been a practicing … Continue reading

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The salted walls of Jewish Morocco

The name El Mellah is used to indicate the walled districts that the Jewish population inhabited in the imperial cities and some rural areas of Morocco. The Marrakech Mella was adjoined to the palace of Bahia in the south during … Continue reading

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Donkey and cart

The donkey and cart is a common sight in the medina of Marrakech where the streets are too narrow for truck and vans. These docile and dependable creatures, known as ‘brill’ in arabic are essential to everyday life. A Riad … Continue reading

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Marrakech Pottery

There are an amazing variety of goods for sale in the Marrakech Souks, take your time to browse and you will find glazed pottery to fit any colour scheme! Our Riads in the Medina provide the perfect base for your … Continue reading

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VRBO Marrakech Riad Papillon, Morocco

Riad Papillon is a recently renovated boutique hotel in the most fashionable district of the Marrakech Medina. There are five luxury rooms all equipped with air conditoning, satellite tv with international channels, mini fridges, ipod docking stations, hairdryers, toiletries, comfortable … Continue reading

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Morocco Riad

If you are planning a trip to Morocco don’t forget to book a stay in a Riad! Our Marrakech Riads have been sensitively converted to provide a taste of traditional medina life while providing the modern comforts you would expect in … Continue reading

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Chic Retreats Riad Papillon

We are very pleased that Riad Papillon has been selected for inclusion by Chic Retreats the most reliable source for genuinely small boutique and luxury hotels. Chic retreats members are welcome at Riad Papillon and are asked to please show … Continue reading

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