Lonely Planet: Morocco

Lonely Planet: Morocco

by Bradley Mayhew

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781740593618
Publisher: Lonely Planet Publications
Publication date: 02/28/2003
Series: Travel Guides
Pages: 512
Product dimensions: 5.26(w) x 7.18(h) x 0.86(d)

Table of Contents

The Authors5
This Book7
Foreword8
Introduction9
Facts About Morocco11
History11
Geography & Geology21
Climate22
Ecology & Environment22
Flora & Fauna24
Government & Politics26
Economy27
Population & People28
Education30
Arts30
Moroccan Arts & Crafts31
Society & Conduct51
Religion56
Facts for the Visitor61
Highlights61
Suggested Itineraries61
Planning62
Moroccan Food & Drink63
Responsible Tourism73
Tourist Offices76
Visas & Documents76
Embassies & Consulates79
Customs81
Money81
Post & Communications85
Digital Resources87
Books88
Films91
Newspapers & Magazines92
Radio & TV92
Video Systems93
Photography & Video93
Time94
Electricity94
Weights & Measures94
Laundry94
Toilets94
Health94
Women Travellers103
Men Travellers105
Gay & Lesbian Travellers105
Disabled Travellers106
Senior Travellers106
Travel with Children106
Dangers & Annoyances107
Emergencies111
Legal Matters111
Business Hours111
Public Holidays & Special Events111
Activities114
Language Courses117
Work117
Accommodation118
Entertainment120
Spectator Sports121
Shopping122
Getting There & Away123
Air123
Land127
Sea130
Departure taxes134
Organised tours134
Getting Around136
Air136
Bus136
Train137
Taxi138
Car & Motorcycle139
Pick-Up Truck & 4WD139
Bicycle143
Hitching143
Walking143
Local Transport143
Organised Tours144
North Atlantic Coast145
Casablanca145
Rabat161
Sale178
Around Rabat & Sale180
Kenitra182
Around Kenitra184
Moulay Bousselham185
Larache186
Around Larache189
Asilah190
Around Asilah196
Mediterranean Coast & the Rif197
Mediterranean Coast197
Tangier197
Around Tangier218
Ceuta (Sebta)219
The Rif Mountains226
Tetouan226
Around Tetouan233
Chefchaouen234
The Coast North & East of Chefchaouen242
Ketama Region243
Al-Hoceima244
Around Al-Hoceima248
The East Coast248
Melilla248
Nador254
East of Nador256
Berkane257
Around Berkane258
Saidia258
Around Saidia259
Middle Atlas & the East260
Meknes260
Around Meknes273
Fes274
Around Fes299
Middle Atlas301
Ifrane301
Around Ifrane303
Azrou303
Around Azrou306
Midelt306
Around Midelt308
The East309
Taza309
Around Taza314
Around Oujda321
Bouarfa321
Figuig321
Volubilis324
Marrakesh & Central Morocco328
Marrakesh330
East of Marrakesh356
South of Marrakesh360
Ouarzazate365
Draa Valley370
Agdz370
Agdz to Zagora371
Zagora371
South of Zagora374
Zagora to Rissani376
Dades Valley & the Gorges377
Skoura377
El-Kelaa M'Gouna378
Boumalne du Dades378
The Dades Gorge380
Tinerhir382
The Todra Gorge384
Goulmima386
Ziz Valley & the Tafilalt386
Er-Rachidia387
Around Er-Rachidia389
Erfoud389
Rissani391
Merzouga & the Dunes393
South Atlantic Coast & Western Sahara397
El-Jadida397
Around El-Jadida403
Oualidia404
Safi405
Around Safi410
Essaouira410
Around Essaouira418
Immouzzer des Ida Outanane419
Agadir421
Around Agadir432
Souss-Massa National Park433
Taroudannt435
Tioute439
Taliouine & Jebel Siroua439
Tiznit440
Around Tiznit443
The Tiznit-Tafraoute-Agadir Circuit445
Tafraoute445
Around Tafraoute448
The Tiznit-Tata-Taroudannt Circuit449
Sidi Ifni450
Around Sidi Ifni453
Goulmime453
Around Goulmime455
Tan Tan455
El-Ouatia (Tan Tan Plage)457
Western Sahara457
Tan Tan to Tarfaya457
Laayoune458
Foum El-Oued461
Dakhla461
Trekking463
When to Trek463
Clothing & Equipment466
Organised Treks468
Responsible Trekking468
The High Atlas470
Natural History470
When to Trek471
Toubkal Circuit via Lac d'Ifni471
Jebel Toubkal Ascent480
Imlil to Setti Fatma481
Other Walks Around Toubkal483
Western High Atlas - Tichka Plateau484
Central High Atlas - M'Goun Massif485
Eastern High Atlas - Jebel Ayachi486
The Middle Atlas486
Planning488
The Treks488
The Rif Mountains488
Natural History488
Planning489
Chefchaouen to Bab Taza489
Other Walks in the Rif492
The Anti Atlas493
Around Tafraoute493
Jebel Siroua494
Jebel Sarhro494
Planning494
The Treks496
Language497
Arabic497
French503
Berber507
Glossary508
Thanks512
Index521
Text521
Boxed Text527
Map Legend
Metric Conversion

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