Tag Archives: Sahara

From Sahara to Marrakesh, with a stop in Ait Benhaddou – Morocco

17 Apr
Ait Benhaddou - Kasbah Ait Ougrem

Short Description. A private taxi took us from M’Hammid to Ammzerou (near Zagora), where I had left my rented car. At lunch, we strolled through Ksar Ait Benhaddou for a couple of hours. At dusk, we crossed the High Atlas Mountains via the Tizi N’Tikka Pass. We arrived at Naima’s home in Marrakesh around midnight. Long Description […]

Camel Desert Trek – from Zagora to M’Hammid – Morocco

02 Apr
Camel Desert Trek - Day 2: my camel waiting for me to ride it

The Camel Desert Trek – the most expected days of my stay in Morocco. The Sahara Desert was always a challenge for camel caravans loaded with merchandise. Many routes studded the North of Africa to connect the main trading centers. Among them, Zagora stood in the Southeastern part of Morocco, at the end of the […]