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One Special Night in the Sahara

March 14th 2020
Day 7 dawned bright and sunny once again. The bountiful breakfast buffet at Erfoud’s Kasbah Xaluca Maadid gave us an excellent start for the day’s activities. As mentioned in my previous blog, we started out with a fairly short drive to view the ruins of historic Sijilmassa before visiting the Mausoleum gardens of Sultan Moulay Ali Cherif and the market in the town of Rissani. This was followe ... read more
Africa » Morocco » Meknès-Tafilalet » Merzouga

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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14th April 2020

Catching up on blogs...
I loved reading this post. Your love for this adventure jumps out in every word, and your photos are amazing! I especially love this one - love the light :)
14th April 2020

Catching up on blogs...
Hi RENanDREW!! Thanks for your kind comment! Being in the Sahara was a great experience thanks to our guide and Berber hosts. Maybe I sound overly effusive, but visiting Morocco definitely ranked as #1 or #2 in my top 5 favorite trip experiences! Hope to read about your most recent adventure soon -- I've missed reading your great blogs!

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