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"Valley of a Thousand Kasbahs" - From the Erg Chebbi to Ouarzazate

March 25th 2020
It was going to be difficult to top the great experiences we had in the Erg Chebbi on the previous day and night -- our first camel ride, seeing the vivid sunset and moon rise from the crest of a red sand dune in the Sahara Desert, a night sky full of stars, glamping, and being well fed and entertained with music and dancing around the fire cauldron thanks to our hospitable Berber hosts. But befo ... read more
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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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29th March 2020

Faces in Places
Undoubtedly a Face of Morocco to remember. I have posted it in our "Faces in Places" thread in the Photography Forum. A thread worth checking out.
29th March 2020

Faces in Places
Many thanks, Dave! Though not fine art, I thought the painting of the Berber woman might have been of someone known to the owner of the restaurant, and hence why there were flowers beneath it. But who knows! Thanks again!

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