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Hollywood meets Morocco in Aït BenHaddou

Hollywood meets Morocco in Aït BenHaddou

The Mummy, Gladiator, Lawrence of Arabia and a lot of Hollywood movies. All recorded in the exotic medieval desert city of Aït BenHaddou. A regular part of most Moroccan tours! Aït BenHaddou was founded around the year 750 by Berbers under the direction of Ben-Haddou,...
Going to Ouarzazate and Morocco desert

Going to Ouarzazate and Morocco desert

My biggest hobby (after travelling) is cinema. And when I watch a film I am entertained by the recognition of actors and exteriors. Perhaps the first case can frustrate me (remembering in what other production I have seen the same actor can become an obsession) but...
Erg Chegaga

Erg Chegaga

Are you a traveler or a tourist? It is often a question that leads many debates and that, not infrequently, aims to position one way of travelling over another, as if in a globalised world the route or how to organise a round trip determines its authenticity. A few...
Marrakech and its medina

Marrakech and its medina

One of Marrakech’s main attractions is its medina. Vast, it is full of souks where tourists can buy souvenirs and handicrafts. But the medina of Marrakech is also a place to live, where thousands of locals live on a daily basis. We discover these districts of...
The train in Morocco

The train in Morocco

The train in Morocco is an excellent means of transport: reliable, on time and cheap. Trains operate between the vast majority of major cities in Morocco with several trains per day. These various arguments make the train in Morocco almost unavoidable for travel...
From Marrakech to Essaouira: a change of scenery!

From Marrakech to Essaouira: a change of scenery!

After 5 days of celebration spent with the family in Marrakech, we decide to leave in the early morning for Essaouira. We rented a small Hyundai i10 in an agency located in Gueliz, price 20€ /day! Bags thrown in the trunk, maps in the glove compartment, Canon and...