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Morocco desert trip: Camels and casbahs

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ERG CHEBBI, Morocco — The bright black silhouettes of our three-camel caravan shone against a tall sand dune like a background drawing of the Three Kings in a Nativity scene. While Georgie, as I had nicknamed my blonde dromedary camel, plodded through this remote corner of Morocco at the edge of the Saharan Desert, I […]

A Guide To Casablanca

A Guide To Casablanca

Casablanca, one of the four most popular destinations possesses appetizingly faded architecture and sandy colonial boulevards. Presenting itself as a giant museum, Casablanca is seen as the world’s largest minaret where its citizens now walk along the architectural roads demonstrating cosmopolitan characteristics. Those who live in Casablanca stand out from the other villagers. They have […]

Morocco , On the road from Agadir

Morocco , On the road from Agadir

The light, when we step off the flight from snowy London, is heavenly: a deep, cerulean blue where a cloudless North African sky meets the limitless horizon of the Atlantic. But the man-with-the-sign who’s meant to take us to our car is nowhere to be seen. I ring the help line. “Hello, Mrs Stevens,” says […]

Morocco Travel Photography

Morocco Travel Photography

Morocco Travel Photography  :  The name and images associated with it aren’t as ubiquitous as other newly “discovered” places like Iceland or Turkey, so when an opportunity to photograph a destination wedding in Marrakech was discussed, our minds stirred up vague ideas of Morocco: the climates we would need to adapt to, the foods we […]

Magical Morocco, from desert dunes to Casablanca

Magical Morocco, from desert dunes to Casablanca

MEKNES, Morocco — “So you travel … only?” asked the woman sitting next to me in halting but intuitive English as we sat in the packed compartment on a train speeding through Moroccan farmland. We were the sole unveiled, unaccompanied women in the car. Travelling alone in this North African, Muslim country where public spaces […]

Morocco Berber villages

Morocco: Berber villages

Morocco Berber villages: Speeding through the centre of Marrakech early on a Friday morning, it was as chaotic as I had expected. Our taxi sped around crumbling terracotta walls, dodged small motorbikes with entire families on them and swerved mules carting round an improbable variety of goods, from televisions to watermelons.