Arriving in Marrakech


Advertisement
Published: March 20th 2015
Edit Blog Post

We drove over the High Atlas Mountains today to Marrakech. More later.
This is a very busy place. We're in a 3 star riad (inn). Left the bus. Now traveling by horse and buggy. (Like true tourists)



Additional photos below
Photos: 9, Displayed: 9


Advertisement

Snow on high Atlas MtSnow on high Atlas Mt
Snow on high Atlas Mt

We drove over the mountains on a road built by the French. (The French Foreign Legion, in fact) The French wanted to subdue the Berbers in the southern part of the country.
View of the rolling hillsView of the rolling hills
View of the rolling hills

As we moved up the range, we passed a lot of these rolling hills. In the summer it's all brown.
Our roadOur road
Our road

A lot of the road was very narrow. Big tractor trailers, truck loads of cows, and other busses were all trying to pass one another
Road cinstructionRoad cinstruction
Road cinstruction

The government was paying to have the riad improved. I wondered if more mining would be started.
Our roadOur road
Our road

Sorry, can't get it right. Tilt your head.


22nd March 2015
The elevation

The Golden State
A very familiar landscape! It reminds me of California when it's not raining...the Golden State! With a little bit of Martian Red thrown in, too
22nd March 2015

Wonderful trip
Loved every bit of your trip. Wonderful pictures, even if tilted!

Tot: 1.291s; Tpl: 0.042s; cc: 16; qc: 78; dbt: 0.0435s; 1; m:saturn w:www (104.131.125.221); sld: 1; ; mem: 1.4mb