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"Packing List" Rabat Packing List Tip by Krystynn

Rabat What to Pack: 3 reviews and 3 photos


Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: Play it real safe here in Morocco. Keep your clothes looser and longer especially when you're out shopping in the souks or even, walking along the streets etc. Believe me, in cities like <b><u>Fez</b></u> and <b><u>Marrakech</b></u>, the men will not hesitate to gawk at you... It's like they could literally undress you with their stare! Eeks!!

Over here in <b><u>Rabat</b></u>, the folks are more westernized and hence, you won't be sticking out that much like a sore thumb. <i>Phew!</i>

It is not uncommon to see Moroccan women dress in colorful kaftans (<i>is that what you call those long flowing outfits?</i>) and covering up three-quarters of their faces along the streets and in the souks. So, this is a signal for you to also dress conservatively. Leave those shorts at home... Or you can use them when you're trudging on the sands of the Sahara Desert O.K.?

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  • Written Aug 24, 2002
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