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The Rough Guide to Morocco

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From the Meditteranean coast, through four mountain ranges, to the empty sand and scrub of the Sahara, explore this extraordinary country with "The Rough Guide to Morrocco." This fully-revised 8th edition contains insider tips and colour sections on architecture, markets, shopping, festivals and music, plus expanded coverage of Marrakesh. The full- colour section introduce ...more
Paperback, Eighth Edition, 839 pages
Published November 1st 2007 by Rough Guides Limited (first published August 1985)
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Christopher
Jan 13, 2008 Christopher rated it really liked it
During a recent visit to Morocco, hitchhiking across the whole of the country from north to south, I used the 8th edition of THE ROUGH GUIDE TO MOROCCO (published October 2007) and its main competitor, the 2007 edition of LONELY PLANET MOROCCO.

For the independent traveler who wants to explore Morocco in depth, the Rough Guide is clearly the best option among current guidebooks. It is much more detailed than the Lonely Planet, covering charming smaller towns left out of the LP and other guidebook
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Aug 03, 2011 Kotaro Kobayashi rated it did not like it
I've been using Lonely Planet for all my previous trips and they've been alright aside from few occasions when they fucked me over with their outdated or completely wrong information. Don't look for much information in them anyways as long as they get me to bus stations and cheap hotels. More importantly, every one of my LP lasted without single page missing after months of being thrown around and getting soaked with water and beer. When few pages start falling off the book few hours after purch ...more
Hassan Mouhou
Aug 08, 2015 Hassan Mouhou rated it it was amazing
Did someone used this guide book before.? You should use it, i used Roughguide book and Morocco Excursions Company (Morocco-Excursion.com) for my Morocco tours and camel trekking in sahara desert. The guide book is realy helpful and has alot of informations .
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“Until the arrival of Spanish troops in 1920, Chefchaouen had been visited by just three Westerners. Two were missionary explorers: Charles de Foucauld, a Frenchman who spent just an hour in the town in 1883, disguised as a Jewish rabbi, and William Summers, an American who was poisoned by the townsfolk here in 1892. The third, in 1889, was the British journalist Walter Harris, whose main impulse, as described in his book, Land of an African Sultan, was “the very fact that there existed within thirty hours’ ride of Tangier a city in which it was considered an utter impossibility for a Christian to enter”. Thankfully, Chefchaouen today is more welcoming towards outsiders, and a number of the Medina’s newer guesthouses now include owners hailing from Britain, Italy and the former Christian enemy, Spain.” 0 likes
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