I’d been dying to go to Marrakech for ages before I actually had the chance to go. I didn’t really know exactly what it was about Marrakech that made me want to go. I think it was just that I knew it would be hot and exotic, with some amazing scenery and delicious food, and that turned out to be exactly right.
After doing my list of the Seven Wonders of the World, I wondered how many UNESCO World Heritage sites I’d seen without knowing it and how many I had left to do. It turns out, that out of the 981 preserved cultural and natural landmarks, I have been to 32. Only 949 to go then- I may complete my Seven Wonders list first: Continue reading “My UNESCO List”
Ellis’ Bucket List: see the seven wonders of the world.
I think the seven wonders are probably a regular feature on bucket lists everywhere: Christ the Redeemer, Petra, the Great Wall of China, Chichen Itza, the Taj Mahal and Machu Picchu with either the Pyramids of Giza or the Colosseum taking the last place (depending on the list you read). So far, I’ve only made it to the pyramids and the Colosseum.
I have to admit, the majority of my free time at home is spent watching TV. I don’t think I have ever existed in a state of not obsessing over at least one box set. I also love a good movie, particularly when it’s being shown on the big screen and I can spend a couple hours attempting to get popcorn in my mouth, before inevitably leaving the cinema and finding crumbs for a good few hours afterwards. Continue reading “Morocco’s Film Set: Ait Benhaddou and Ouarzazate”
Djemaa el-Fna Square is the bustling hub of Marrakech. What begins as a square with a few pedestrians and loads of orange juice stands during the day, turns into a packed market place with food stands, snake charmers and dancers at … Continue reading Djemaa el-Fna Square & Souks | Marrakech | Morocco