- September 23, 2011
The plot thickens at the trial of the nine men accused of carrying out the atrocious bombing of the Argana cafe in the Place Djama al Fna in Marrakesh last April, in which seventeen people were killed, including eight foreign tourists. In court this week Adil-el Othmani, one of nine men accused of carrying out...
- April 28, 2011
The Place Djmaa al Fna in Marrakesh is one of my favourite places in the world. Despite the constant flow of tourists in and around the square, it has remained stubbornly resistant to consumerism and still retains the vibrant and utterly beguiling pre-modern character of a desert festival and medieval fair.
From a distance in the...