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Tizi n’Tichka pass

Through the High Atlas Mountains to Ouirgane

September 19th 2018
I am sitting by the pool at our lovely hotel Chez Momo, outside the small town of Ouirgane. I’m enjoying a Flag Speciale beer, as I start the blog, after a one hour walk through the nearby Berber village. Susan enjoyed her beer while I was on the walk. Today was a long travel day driving over the High Atlas Mountains, through the highest pass in Morocco called the Tizi n’Tichka (elevation 2 ... 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
21st September 2018

What a stunning landscape! I probably shouldn't tell Andrew about the sheer drops to the side of the road :)
23rd September 2018

The landcape sure is incredible in Morocco. I was glad to be sitting on the other side of the bus - away from the sheer drop!

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