Moroccan Lifestyle

Christmas in Morocco

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Christmas in Morocco

The joy of Christmas in Morocco is that it can be whatever you want it to be. If you would like to immerse yourself in festive cheer then head for the shopping malls in larger towns. Here you will find splendidly festooned Christmas trees with all the trimmings whereas, a few miles out of town, you wouldn’t know such Yuletide excitement existed. Beyond the city walls you may however feel you have been dropped into a biblical scene and quite likely to catch a glimpse of a mother and child on a donkey being patiently led by a man in a hooded jellaba.

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The Moroccan City of Essaouira

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The Moroccan City of Essaouira

Essaouira, formerly known as Mogador, is a city in the western Moroccan economic region of Marrakesh-Safi, on the Atlantic coast. The modern name means "the little rampart", a reference to the fortress walls that still enclose part of the city.

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