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Dar Kamal Chaoui – Bhalil

11 Mar
Dar Kamal Chaoui - rooftop terrace with the sitting area

Dar Kamal Chaoui. Bhalil is apparently a simple Moroccan village, located on the sunny slopes of some hills full of olive orchards and ancient caverns. Even though it is overshadowed by Fez’s attraction (one of the tourist, cultural, and spiritual centers most important of Morocco), Bhalil is amazing both by the uniqueness of the troglodyte […]

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Casa Aya Medina – Fez – Morocco

20 Jan
Casa Aya Medina: the inner courtyard

Fez is Morocco’s cultural and spiritual center and is an outstanding example of a medieval town created during the first centuries of the Islamisation in the country – which is why it is part of the UNESCO world cultural heritage. The narrow lanes meander chaotically throughout the medina (the old part of the town, called […]

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Ait-Ben-Haddou : ksar and kasbah in Morocco

10 Jan
Ait-Ben-Haddou: general view of the old ksar with the loft-fortress on the top and old kasbah

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Ait-Ben-Haddou is located in the foothills on the southern slopes of the High Atlas (in the province of Ouarzazate). It is the most famous ksar in the Ounila Valley (Unesco heritage). It gathers an extraordinary ensemble of buildings, which offer a synthesis of the main types of pre-Saharan earthen construction techniques dating from the 17th […]

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Camel Desert Trekking – Zagora to M’Hammid – Morocco

03 Jan
3rd Camel Desert Trekking day: sunrise on the top of Erg Chigaga

An authentic Camel Desert Trekking. The Sahara Desert has been always a challenge for the camel caravans loaded with merchandise. Many routes studded the North of Africa and connected the main trading centers. Among them, Zagora is located in the Southeastern part of Morocco, in the Draa Valley, full of oases and ksour along the […]

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Draa Valley – Skoura -Ouarzazate – NeKob – Morocco

27 Dec
Draa Valley: the road from Ouarzazate to Agdz

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It’s time for Draa Valley. In the morning, I left behind Dades gorges with red rocks and palm trees. In Legoumet Kelaa M’Gouna, I entered La maison de distillation of Kadari Elhoucine: a rose shop where I could see the rose water distillation process. The owner was a black man who spoke a very bad […]

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