Exploring Morocco’s “Red City”: An Oasis in the Desert

Exploring Morocco’s “Red City”: An Oasis in the Desert

As we entered Marrakech, its clean, modern thoroughfares and palm-lined streets made it feel as though we were driving through a sanitized suburb of Miami. Our guide, Hamza, welcomed us to the “Red City” (so named because of its proliferation of red clay buildings and ramparts), a cosmopolitan city whose first impressions completely blew our minds.