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Snow on high Atlas Mt  
   

Snow on high Atlas Mt

We drove over the mountains on a road built by the French. (The French Foreign Legion, in fact) The French wanted to subdue the Berbers in the southern part of the country.
Arriving in Marrakech

March 18th 2015
We drove over the High Atlas Mountains today to Marrakech. More later. This is a very busy place. We're in a 3 star riad (inn). Left the bus. Now traveling by horse and buggy. (Like true tourists) ... read more
Africa » Morocco » Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz » Marrakech

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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