The Atlas Mountains October 17th 2008 Here we go again, trying to type English on a French keyboard!
This morning we woke up early drove through busy Marrakech and were treated by the beautiful Atlas mountains. There is really no way to describe what an incredible experience it was, but I will try and do it some justice (thank goodness for the camera!). The mountain ranges leave you breathless and the view is ever changing. The ... read more
Africa » Morocco » Souss-Massa-Draâ » Ouarzazate 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