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Fading Faith  

Fading Faith

An Accident on the Road, and Essaouira

December 22nd 2007
An interesting village on the coast boasting a well preserved medina and showing some conspicuos Portuguese heritage, Essaouira is a bit of a relief for travellers coming from wilder Moroccan territories. To me, having survived an accident on the road travelling here from Rabat, Essaouira is not much more than a stop towards the desert. I walk the streets and observe. Unimpressed. Still harassed ... read more
Africa » Morocco » Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz » Essaouira

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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