Elegance in Essaouira – Dar Les Sirenes

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Dar Les Sirenes is an old medina home (‘dar’) next to Essaouira’s ramparts which now offers five guest rooms. The Dar has been completely restored by Italian architect Edoardo Miotti. Dar Les Sirenes blends contemporary and ethnic styles throughout and each of the rooms has a distinct character (the two…

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Prehistoric rock art in Morocco

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Rock art is found throughout the Sahara, principally in the desert mountain and hill ranges, where stone ‘canvas’ is abundant: including the highlands of Adrar in Mauritania and Adrar des Ifoghas in Mali, the Atlas Mountains of Morocco and Algeria, the Tassili n’Ajjer and Ahaggar Mountains in Algeria, the mountainous…

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Snakes, boars and lions – hiking the Ameln Valley

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The wild boar meant business. Blocking our path more effectively than even Gandalf would have done, he gave a haughty snort of derision and impatiently scratched at the ground, sending clouds of dust swirling into our faces…

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