Travel articles about Morocco

Visit Chefchaouen: 2-day Travel Guide to the blue city of Morocco
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Visit Chefchaouen: 2-day travel guide to the blue city of Morocco

Visit Chefchaouen Chefchaouen is undoubtedly one of the most picturesque and photogenic cities in Morocco. Somehow, this blue painted old city stands out with a peculiar charm. Chefchaouen was founded back in 1471 and hosted a population composed mainly of Andalusian Moors. There’s a small fortress called La Kasbah that was built to fight the […]

Nomads of Morocco - High Atlas Mountains nomadic life
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Nomads of Morocco – High Atlas Mountains nomadic life

Mountain Nomads High Atlas Mountains Nomads In a far region of the High Atlas Mountains, land of the Ait Hdiddou tribes, many nomads live in the fertile valleys. Spread out in the vast mountains, thousands of nomads live freely like they did centuries ago. The unchangeable Amazigh (Berber) culture is preserved due to the geographically […]

Visit Essaouira - Morocco: 2-day Travel Guide to the Wind City
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Visit Essaouira – Morocco: 2-Day city guide to the wind city

Visit Essaouira Mogador. That remote port on the Moroccan coast, founded around a fort built by the Portuguese, in the yesteryear of 1506. The Portuguese Expansion was taking its first steps, the dream of Morocco filled the Portuguese imagination, eager to control and explore the wealth of the commercial and trade routes that went by. […]

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20 best places to visit in Africa – Travel guide

Africa travel guide – Visit Africa independently “Africa is an amazing continent to visit, the Cradle of Humankind. It has a total of 54 countries with a total population of 1.1 billion people. The most spoken languages in Africa are Arabic, Somali, Berber, Amharic, Oromo, Swahili, Hausa, Igbo, Fulani, and Yoruba.” My Top places to […]

Djemaa El-Fna Marrakesh - Insanity Beyond Expectations

Djemaa El-Fna Marrakesh – Insanity beyond expectations

Visit Djemaa El-Fna Marrakesh is a fascinating city. Founded back in 1071 by the Berber Almoravid Sultan Youssef Ibn Tachfine, Marrakesh has one of the most chaotic urban environments on the planet. I lived there for one year and have been visiting it for several times since 2001. Many people tell me they didn’t enjoy […]

Nomads of Morocco - Sahara Desert nomadic life
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Nomads of Morocco – Sahara Desert nomadic life

Sahara Desert Nomads Sahara Desert Nomads Nomads of Morocco… Most part of the Kingdom is desert. Nomads can be found in most deserts of the world. In the Moroccan Sahara Desert and in the Atlas Mountains, many people still maintain their peculiar nomadic tribe way of life. • nomad a. A member of a people […]

Moped in Sahara Desert - Moroccan Motorcycle Adventure
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Motorcycle adventure in Sahara Desert – Morocco

Motorcycle in Sahara NOTE: these pictures were taken 10 years ago with my cell phone, so expect bad image quality. Sorry about that. A few years ago – when I was living in the Sahara Desert city of Erfoud, my friend Samuel Santos from the travel blog “Dobrar Fronteiras” visited me. While trying to figure […]

People of Morocco - Photos of Moroccan People
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People of Morocco – Photos of Moroccan People

People of Morocco People of Morocco… The other side of traveling. No monuments, no museums, no gardens or palaces. To really get to know a country, you have to interact with its people. Photography always kept my attention and I got my first SRL camera when I was 16 years old. During my Visual Arts […]

Nomads, Tombs and Petroglyphs - Jbel Adad in Ouarzazate
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Nomads, tombs and petroglyphs – Jebel Adad in Ouarzazate, Morocco

Visit Jebel Adad Ouarzazate is a famous south Moroccan destination. Often called as the “The door of the desert,” Ouarzazate is the starting point for several desert tours, the route of the 1001 Kasbahs, the Rose Valley and the UNESCO site of the Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou. The region around Ouarzazate offers lush landscapes with villages […]

Cycling the Sahara Desert - bicycle trip in Morocco
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Cycling the Sahara Desert – Bicycle trip in Morocco

Cycling in the Sahara Desert Traveling slowly, humbly and with the simple company of a bicycle can be very rewarding. A few years ago I decided on biking the Sahara Desert tracks from Erfoud all the way to Erg Chebbi Dunes. Erfoud is a Moroccan desert city where I lived during 4 years. This city […]

Doors of Marrakesh, Morocco - Voyage Through Time
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Doors of Marrakesh, Morocco – Voyage Through Time

I love doors. When I travel, I have particular interest in doors and windows. Doors reflect not only the personality of a city, but also the personality of its residents. There’s not one door the same as the next. Marrakesh, seen through doors, takes us on a historical time journey since the city was built […]