May 16, 2023.Reading time 35 minutes.
Where exactly are we off to! This is a Looped Route (more or less!!) beginning and ending at Agadir Airport. We’re heading south along the coast before turning in towards the Anti Atlas Mountains and back to Agadir. Who’d like this Trip? This is more for those of you already familiar with Morocco (first-timers will […]
May 3, 2023.Reading time 7 minutes.
Taghazout is a great place in which to play havoc with the age profile for a day or two (unless you’re an antediluvian hippie – then you’ll blend right in!!) Surfers discovered this once laid-back fishing village in the 1970s ( indeed I reckon some of those original pioneers never left!) and have flocked here […]
April 26, 2023.Reading time 7 minutes.
Who doesn’t love a palm tree-lined valley!! Here in the Anti Atlas mountains, already well away from major cities and resorts, a winding road brings one up and over into the canyon of Ait Mansour. Even without the promise of the oasis, the drive itself is breathtaking – especially if you love that, almost lunar, […]
April 19, 2023.Reading time 5 minutes.
The ramparts of Taroudant were built by the Saadian dynasty in the 16th century. They’d established the city in a strategic location between two mountain ranges from whence they could attack the invading Spanish and Portuguese armies along the Atlantic coast. Unusually for such a structure, those ancient red mud walls – some 7.5kms in […]
April 16, 2023.Reading time 4 minutes.
It’s easy to understand the appeal of the sleepy town of Mirleft, way down the Atlantic coast. Thankfully, there is little sign of the mass tourism that has shaped the likes of Essaouira and Agadir since Morocco was ‘discovered‘ in the 1960’s. People come for the rolling hills, sharp cliffs, surf and sand …. ….and […]