​The Young Storytellers of Morocco: A Tradition Revived

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oin travel photographer Genevieve Hathaway on the streets of Marrakech and learn how the city’s storytellers are reinvigorating a thousand-year-old tradition one tale at a time. by Genevieve Hathaway The Moroccan tradition of storytelling, dubbed hikayat, dates back over 1,000 years to a time when Marrakech was a young city. Berber general-kings governed the land […]

Snake charmers and storytellers: Marrakech’s magical medieval heart

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. Editor’s note: This piece, and several others on Marrakech, complement the CNNGo TV series. This month’s show features a lesson in haggling in the medina old town and samples delicious local pancakes. It meets a homegrown rap artist and showcases the ancient city’s contemporary culture before embarking on a hot air balloon ride over the […]