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A taste of Islam from Morocco to Spain: So Tasty, It's Moorish

July 16th 2008
In late June and July I spent a week and a half travelling across Morocco and into Spain. I was gagging to get away from work and the usual pressures of daily life - fair enough, I had a few days in Tuscany in late June, but it was straight bacm into things on my return and I quickly forgot I had had a break - but this was 'the summer holiday' and a long-awaited chance to spend a full stretch of t ... read more
Africa » Morocco

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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