Jenks & Jane on the Road to Morocco Days 11, 12 an 13 March 13th 2011 Friday 11th March: switched on the TV this morning to hear about the big earthquake in Japan and look at some amazing pictures of the tsunami that followed the quake.
Back in Essaouira: it had rained overnight but the weather was clear in the morning so we took advantage of what may have been a temporary situation and headed down the beach to the ruin of the Portuguese fort in the sand. A lovely ... read more
Africa » Morocco » Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz » Essaouira 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