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The dry desert conditions do not dampen the spirits of Moroccan soccer players!  
   

The dry desert conditions do not dampen the spirits of Moroccan soccer players!

I took this photo when we were out on our bikes.
Ouarzazate and the Atlas Film Studios

May 19th 2007
Bus trip across the High Atlas Mountains Chatting with fellow-hostelers on the roof-top terrace of our riad-style hostel in Marrakesh, we first heard of the town of Ouarzazate (pronounced War-za-zat). Ouarzazate's main claim to fame is that this is where two film studios are located and many of Hollywood's blockbusters have been filmed here in the desert. Ouarzazate is situated on the east ... read more
Africa » Morocco » Souss-Massa-Draâ » Ouarzazate

Moroccan Flag In 788, about a century after the Arab conquest of North Africa, successive Moorish dynasties began to rule in Morocco. In the 16th century, the Sa'adi monarchy, particularly under Ahmad AL-MANSUR (1578-1603), repelled foreign invaders and inaugurate... ... read more
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