Threading a Trail Between Morocco’s High and Mid Atlas Mountains

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Today’s long, 5.5-hour drive with our driver/guide Moha, from Over Morocco, took us partway from Erg Chebbi to Marrakesh via a route that threads the country’s two greatest mountain ranges. It is also studded with many historic ksars and ksours and ventures into the edge of the High Atlas for a drive through the Toudra [Read more …]

Camel Riding and Sleeping in Morocco’s Desert

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A Night at the Erg Chebbi Dunes While the drive through Morocco’s Atlas Mountains was beautiful, one of the highlights of our 4 day journey was to be the dramatic Erg Chebbi dunes. These extend about 20 miles from the stony, semi-desert beginnings to steep—up to 820 feet-high—dunes for as far as the eye can [Read more …]