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Mule riding in the High Atlas  
   

Mule riding in the High Atlas

Marrakech

March 28th 2009
We're in Marrakech sitting our room listening to a crazy thunder storm. Lucky to be inside and not wandering around the medina! On Wedensday we got up early and took the long long train ride to Marrakech. It was 7.5 hours but what a great way to travel. The kids could move around, look out the windows and play with their toys. A movie break gave us a short window of happy silence. I think our f ... read more
Africa » Morocco » Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz » Marrakech

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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