Morocco Road Trip

Pictures from my road trip throughout Morocco. From Casablanca to Essaouira, Marrakech, Dades and Todra Valleys, Erg Chebbi desert, Fes, Chefchaouen, Tangeri.

 

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Moroccan Traditional Music

Coming down from Atlas mountains

Tizgzaouine
This is Tizgzaouine, heading for Ouarzazate, at the end of the descent from the Atlas mountains.

Driving across central Morocco

Ait Ben Haddou
Driving across central Morocco.

Oasis and city of Boumalne

Boumalne
Oasis and city in the Dades Valley, central Morocco.

Another village with its palm tree reserve

Palm Tree Reserve
Small settlement with its palm tree plantation.

Crossing Atlas mountains

Before Atlas Mountains
Beautiful harsh nature, and earth nouances, on the road from Essaouira to Marrakech.

Road around Dades Valley

Dadès
Driving down the streets of Dades Valley.

View from the hills in Todra Valley

Over the Hill
Resting on a hill in the Todra Valley, before getting to the Auberge Le Festival, a fantastic hotel carved into the mountain, which is that building merged with the rocks down where the road is...

Erg Chebbi desert

Erg Chebbi
That magic light before sunset in the Erg Chebbi desert, part of the Moroccan Sahara, on the boundary with Algeria.

Cruising Erg Chebbi desert

Desert Trip
On the crest of a dune of the Erg Chebbi.

Erg Chebbi basecamp at dawn

Breakfast in the Desert
My shadow on the base camp tent in the desert at dawn.

Dawn in the Erg Chebbi desert

Desert Dawn
Getting ready to get deeper and farther.

Chefchaouen Blue City

Chefchaouen 1
The all white and blue city in northern Morocco.

Chefchaouen passageway

Chefchaouen 2
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Alleyways of Chefchaouen, the Blue City in northern Morocco

In the Blue City
Bright sunlight in the dark alleys of Chefchaouen, the Blue City.

Port of Essaouira

Port of Essaouira 1
Blue/Grey side.

Fishermen in the port of Essaouira

Port of Essaouira 2
Red/Grey side.

Young fish monger in Essaouira

Fresh Catch
Young fishmonger with his fresh catch in the port of Essaouira.

Fishermen in the port of Essaouira

Essaouirans
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Sunset in Tangeri

In Tangier
At sunset.

Green Door in Fes

The Blue Door
The blue is on the outside. This is the green side of the Blue Door in Fes.

Minaret on the Atlantic coast

The Minaret
In the middle of nowhere.

Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca

Majestic Architecture
Part of the Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca.

Roof detail of Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca

Arab Pattern
On a ceiling of the Hassan II Mosque outer structure.

Jemma El Fna in Marrakech at night

Arab Night
Jamaa el Fna, the big square in Marrakech.

Old blind man in Fes

Old Blind Man
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Skin tannery in Fes

The Skin Tannery
Hard work in a tannery in Fes.

Bou Inania Madrasa in Fes

An Eye Candy
Madrasa Bou Inania in Fez.
Architecture and ornamental motifs speak for themselves.

Kids in the streets of Fes

Kids
Down the streets of Fes.

Librairie Des Colonnes in Tangeri

Librairie des Colonnes
This is a historical bookshop in Tangier. Writers such as Jean Jenet, Samuel Becket, William Burroughs, to name a few, used to haunt in here. An absolute landmark in Tangier, both for culture and architecture.

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