There are myths about famous
people who has visited Essaouira.
Certainly Jimi Hendix.......who visited
Essaouira a week in 1969..
But most stories about famous people who has slept in the hotels
or eaten at the restaurants in Essaouira are false....it
it just a way of creating myths to promote the tourist business.
Painting by Hassani Majid
Café Resto Hendrix in Diabet
The italian born actor Aldo
Berti (1936 - 2010) lived in Essaouira.
Aldo appeared in over 40 films from 1956's “Time of Vacation”
with Vittorio De Sica until 1972's “Return of the Holy
Read more in blog Mogador:
IMDb Aldo Berti (I) (1936–2010) Actor
People living in Essaouira are said to be Souiri
There are many well known Souiris
because of their merits or character.
Essaouira is a small town where it is easy to meet others.
Visitors are always in focus of many reasons and the social
communication is friendly and polite. See Tourism
A local "guide" ........aproaching
a group of tourists