Three Timeless Morocco Sights You Must See

Morocco is truly a land of many wonders, and these wonders are plentiful and never cease to amaze. While I’ve covered some significant ground on my Supercharge journey in Morocco thus far, I thought it’d be wise to round up three timeless sights you must see when in Morocco — specifically the southern Saharan region of the country. And here they are: 

Let's start with something that has become historically synonymous with Morocco -- The Majorelle Gardens that has since been owned by Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Bergé since the 1980s. Named for its signature facade comprised primarily of majorelle tiles, the garden is as exceptionally beautiful as it sounds. It's quite surreal to find out that Yves Saint Laurent's own ashes are scattered amongst the garden. You're essentially breathing his essence when inside! The only drawback to the entire experience was the long queue just to get in and once you are, the crowds are endless. Just do your best to navigate the garden while being mindful of personal space, because you'd need plenty of it to capture photos!

This may sound a tad strange, but I felt as if Yves Saint Laurent spirit was amongst us. I couldn't believe my very own eyes when I was processing this photo, because there's no way that flicker of light would exist right above my head. What a peculiar feeling.

2. Marrakech Hot Air Balloon Ride

This is my second hot air balloon ride ever and by far the most memorable. Nothing quite compares drifting and floating aimlessly 3000ft in the air on a meditative high, literally. The magic doesn't stop there; once we've ascended, the sprawling views were just as breathtaking. Probably one of the more elevated ways to see Marrakech from above. When paired with a sunset, the sights of our biblical proportions. 

3. The Sahara Desert

Embracing that #RobeLife in my Vestment Robe via The Ensign

I’ve already alluded to this in an earlier post: the Sahara desert’s immense natural beauty is unsurmountable. The cascades of terra cotta-colored sand dunes to the azure blue skies makes this an unforgettable sight for the leisure traveler and thrill seeker. To get the complete immersive experience, it is recommended that you seek out a tour guide to plan out the camel rides, private campsite, ATV quad biking and so forth. It’s very cost efficient, especially for bigger groups, and made all the difference for 13 of us!

Our private campsite. Yes, it does have running water and electricity!

Our private campsite. Yes, it does have running water and electricity!

Believe it or not, there was a separate tent just for our dining area!

Believe it or not, there was a separate tent just for our dining area!

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If the desert is calling you, these three sights would undoubtedly find itself on your itinerary. Behind all the magic that resides in Morocco, there is so much natural history and beauty as well. 

This pretty much concludes my Morocco trip in a nutshell. On another note, I've been silently contemplating if I should produce prints of select images from my trip. What do you guys think? Would you be interested in purchasing some reasonably-priced prints? Please let me know in the comments below.