Itinerary


09/01/16
Travel Day

Travel to Marrakech via Madrid

Our team travelled from three cities, two continents, to Madrid and then to Marrakech. I travelled from Phoenix/USA and my two friends came from Washington/USA DC and Abu Dhabi/UAE.


Morocco


09/02/16
Marrakech

Arrive in Marrakech

Arrived in Marrakech early afternoon after a 90 minutes flight from Madrid.

Riad Mur Akush


09/03/16
Marrakech

Explore Marrakech

Marrakech Souk
Jardin Majorelle


09/04/16
Marrakech

Day Trip: Essaouira

The trip from Marrakech to Essaouira  was a 3-hour trip (one way) and was booked using British Airways Avios. We were transported in a mini-bus with other tourists.

Essaouira
Palais Jad Mahal


09/05/16
Marrakech

Day Trip: Ourika Valley

The Berber Market
Bahia Palace
La Mamounia


09/06/16
Fes

Travel to Fes

Riad Idrissy in Fes organized our transfer from Marrakech. We opted to have them do it so that they know to expect us. It was a new 2016 minivan with a great driver.

Fes
The Ruined Garden


09/07/16
Fes

Day Trip: Volubilis, Meknes, Moulay Idriss

Volubilis
Pigeon Bastilla, any one!


09/08/16
Chefchaouen

Travel to Chefchaouen

Chefchaouen


09/09/16
Tangier MED

Travel to Tangier MED

Riad Zaitouna in Chefchaouen arranged a taxi to take us to Tangier MED to catch our ferry to Algeciras/Spain.


Spain


09/09/16
Algeciras / Fuengirola

 We took the FRS ferry from Tangier MED to Algeciras. The trip was about 2.5 hours, however it felt shorter.


09/10/16
Fuengirola / Granada

Day Trip: Granada

Al Hambra


09/11/16
Fuengirola / Codoba

Day Trip: Cordoba

Mosque-Cathedral of Córdoba


09/12 – 09/14
Barcelona

Travel to Barcelona

Barcelona Graffiti
Free the Bubbles!
Flamenco!
Park Güell
Tomato Consommé


09/15/16
Travel Day

Return to Phoenix from Barcelona