The bright and colourful street food of Marrakesh is hard to ignore! We are relishing these fresh and exotic things.




Jun 13, 2016
We met one of the last remaining storytellers of Marrakesh. He narrated the story of 6 drivers, who will drive across 6 continents, cover 60,000 kms and their adventurous journey from Turkey to the dunes of Africa!


Jun 13, 2016
We are at one of the craziest places in the World - the Jemaa el Fna Square.

No trip to Marrakesh is complete without a visit to the main square. The sights and sounds of Jemma el Fna can enthrall just about anybody, whether you are local or tourist, a foodie or a shopper.

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Jun 13, 2016
The 25 year old W123 Mercedes taxis run on OM616 diesel engines.
Jun 13, 2016

And the Moroccans just love their Mercs! The fascination with the three-pointed star is similar to what it used to be in India a decade ago.

Read More: African Diaries - Marrakesh, Morocco, Day 5 and 6: Merc Love 

Jun 13, 2016

Marrakesh is beautiful; it's a city which is known by its grand taxis - Mercedes-Benz W123.  These W123 Grand Taxis look gorgeous and add so much character and charm to the streets of these ancient cities.

In Pictures: #GLAadventure in the Rose City of Africa, Marrakesh

Jun 13, 2016
We reached Marrakesh at 5am after a 12 hour drive from Merzouga. On the way, we made a pit stop for food and had some amazing beef and mutton.

Oct 10, 2015
Another Destination, Another Landmark
Great Overland Adventure crosses the 15,000 km mark. The Made in India car has travelled 14 countries, over 2 continents, since its flag off from India.
Oct 10, 2015
Another Destination, Another Landmark
Great Overland Adventure crosses the 15,000 km mark. The Made in India car has travelled 14 countries, over 2 continents, since its flag off from India.
Oct 10, 2015
Heading Towards Marrakesh
From Merzouga #GLAadventure bid adieu to Sahara desert at 5pm and headed to Marrakesh.
Oct 10, 2015
We saw three shooting stars in 5 minutes of each other at 5.30am.


Oct 08, 2015
The sky is incredibly clear at night in Sahara.

Oct 08, 2015
Rescue ops were conducted multiple times. We got a lot of help from the local kids and of course our own crew!
Oct 08, 2015
Having too much fun with the cars on the sands of the Sahara, meant that the GLA and its support car got stuck in the sand multiple times.


Oct 08, 2015
We ran into a bunch of bikers on clapped out Javas, who'd come to the Sahara- all the way from Albania.





Oct 08, 2015
The shifting sands of the ‪Sahara.

Oct 08, 2015
#GLAadventure team can barely hold its excitement.
Oct 08, 2015
#GLAadventure in the sands of Sahara.
Oct 08, 2015
Taking on the dunes of Sahara.



Oct 08, 2015
The sands of the mighty Sahara.



Oct 08, 2015
Sunrise in the ‪Sahara‬ is mind-blowing.



Oct 08, 2015
When among the Tuaregs, dress up like one! Tuareg is the local tribe. We were served beef and chicken for dinner.

Oct 08, 2015
The GLA got stuck in the sand right outside our hotel. With some help from the locals, we were able to get it back on the road and reach the hotel.

Oct 08, 2015
Sunsets in the Sahara are spectacular.





Oct 08, 2015
Our photographer Gaurav, soaking in the landscape.

Oct 08, 2015
The landscape that welcomed us in to the Great Desert of Sahara.



Oct 08, 2015
Gates of the Sahara Desert.


Oct 08, 2015
The Great Desert of Sahara. We've made it!

Oct 08, 2015
During the journey to Sahara Great Overland Adventure crosses 14,000kilometres.


The dunes of Sahara beckon us.
Oct 08, 2015
After Ifrane we took the road via Atlas mountains from Fes.



Oct 08, 2015
The road beautiful and the drive scenic.





Oct 08, 2015
Miles and miles of endless straights in the valley of Azrou, in the province of Ifrane, as we head to Merzouga.

Oct 08, 2015
Driving to Merzouga
#GLAadventure heading to the destination on their Africa wishlist.Sahara desert here we come!
Oct 08, 2015
It's holiday season in Morocco and flags are fluttering everywhere.


Oct 08, 2015
Eid Mubarak as the #GLAadventure team gears up for the much anticipated leg of its African journey!
Oct 08, 2015
Eid is in the air.


Oct 08, 2015
Lack of sleep also cannot dampen #GLAadventure team's excitement about its next destination in Africa.
Oct 08, 2015
Getting out of Kasbah, Tangiers.

Oct 02, 2015
View of the Atlantic from Cafe Hafa.

Oct 02, 2015
When at Cafe Hafa, don't miss its celebrated mint tea.

Oct 02, 2015
Writers like William Burroughs and Paul Bowles used to chill at this Cafe once upon a time.

Oct 02, 2015
Spectacular view of the Hafa rock in Tangiers, overlooking Straits of Gibraltar connecting Mediterranean to Atlantic! #GLAadventure
Oct 02, 2015
As seen from Kasbah, Tangier - The Atlantic on the left and the Mediterranean on the right.

Oct 02, 2015
Taking a break by the Strait of Gibraltar.

Oct 02, 2015
Finding our way on foot to the tomb of Ibn Battouta, one of the greatest travellers of all time, in Kasbah.

Oct 02, 2015
A lot of Kasbah has been bought over by Europeans and converted in to hotels.

Oct 02, 2015
Fabulous day exploring Tangiers in Morocco. A jewel. #GLAadventure pic.twitter.com/zvUzNVqlVh
Oct 02, 2015
And on the other side, is the Medina which still houses relics of yesteryear.

Oct 02, 2015
On one side, there is the new city with aisle like roads by the Atlantic ocean.

Oct 02, 2015
There is a duality in the architecture and tapestry of the buildings and infrastructure near the Kasbah and Tangier Ville port.

Oct 02, 2015
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