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Tales of a scorched earth in Tafraoute

April 23rd 2019
A stone from the hand of a friend is an apple ~ Moroccan Proverb HE SAID... Today we were travelling northeast from Sidi Ifni to Tafraoute. We woke early, prepared our packs and headed down to Hotel Safa’s bleak dining area for breakfast, where we were served mint tea, orange juice, boiled eggs, baguettes, croissants and honey. It was a fairly basic affair, bu ... read more
Africa » Morocco » Souss » Tafraoute

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
24th November 2019

Those villages are so picturesque
Those sand coloured villages clinging on to the sides of dry mountain sides are so picturesque. I just love them. I saw plenty of those when I was in Jemen many years ago and some in Morocco and also in Tunisia they are abundant. /Ake
24th November 2019

Re: Those villages are so picturesque
They certainly are Ake! :) I was fascinated by how these little villages blended into their surrounds, mostly because they were mudbrick buildings... but even the newer cement houses were painted the exact colour of the surrounding earth.
5th December 2019

Red rock town!!!
7th December 2019

Re: Red
Rocking the very red rock town! :)

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