city on the hill

Ait-Ben-Haddou is a famous fortress in the heart of Morocco, not too far from Marrakech. Now inhabited by no more than a few families (and hoards of tourists), this fortified city used to be a booming center back in the day. It is a UNESCO World Heritage site where a whole bunch of movies have …

winding roads

  On the way to the Sahara, we spent the night in the impressive Dadès Gorge, located somewhere in the Atlas mountains. Believe it or not, the gorge is actually one of the more popular things to see in Morocco and the winding road is definitely an interesting sight, especially when you start seeing the …

atlas (un)shrugged

The Atlas mountains in Morocco are this vast, parched, seemingly impenetrable wall that stands between any avid traveler looking to reach the Sahara desert from the coastal areas. It’s a long and winding journey that takes you up and down through alternating deep valleys, high snow-capped peaks, and small Berber villages, revealing some unexpected beauty …

المغرب

You have to live the experience that is Morocco. It’s hard to describe in words really, but there is something magical about that place. Despite the rocky start for many a tourist who ventures outside the well-lit path (which in my case included almost getting robbed and beaten up the first night), the country opens …