Blog Category: Morocco

The Atlas Mountains – Casscade D’Ouzoud

After a great friend from Switzerland gave me some advice, we headed off in the direction of Azilal and The Ouzoud Falls. After a 5 hour bus ride in sauna conditions, we arrived in the lower atlas mountains. There was no bus stop and you have to request to be dropped off at a junction in the road and dodge the touts waiting for you. The drop off point is 15 minutes walk or a short taxi journey from the most magnificent waterfalls I have ever seen. The largest fall being 110m at the source, flowing down the river to… Read more »

First steps: Morocco and Marrakesh

A land of intense aroma, stunning desert landscape, mouthwatering food and beautiful oils. Morocco was like travelling to another world, with the heatburning in the wind as it blew through the dusty, crowded streets and the bazars which lined the alley ways covered from floor to ceiling in all forms of colourful trinkets and textiles. Marrakech was a shock to the system and the irritation from being pestered by 80% of the people we crossed paths with gave us a bad initial impression on arrival. Aside from that, the magic of the city was still clear and hidden within the… Read more »