Morocco - Xtra

Ask around, and youll find at least one person you know who desperately wants to visit Morocco. With its romantic reputation and historic art, architecture and cuisine, this African country is bursting with culture. Adventure awaits behind every medina wall. And Morocco wants you to visit. Travel and tourism is strongly supported by the current monarch, Mohammed VI, who hopes to double the annual tourist visits to Morocco over the next five years.

That call to visit might not sound as inviting if youre gay. Morocco is not necessarily known for being a gay-friendly destination but that doesnt mean the country is completely lacking in LGBT tourism. With careful planning and consideration, mindful gay travellers can still savour regional delicacies, observe stunning architecture and awake to the mournful call to prayer as it echoes through the winding streets.

Morocco is an exceptionally safe country and more liberal than any other Arab state, but has strict yet silent social rules about being gay, especially when exposed to other Moroccans, says Robert Sharp, founder and owner of Toronto-based OUT Adventures.

By Gregory George – Full Story at SOURCE

Morocco Gay Travel Resources

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