Churchill painting Koutoubia Mosque and Marrakech

Churchill’s visit – empire travel

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Introduction Travelling to Morocco in the 1930s would have been pioneering. The French spent the 1920s developing tourism infrastructure and promoting tourism to its colonies (more on ’empire tourism’ in a future blog). Travel to French Morocco by Europeans was for the privileged few, not the masses. It seems fitting…

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Nomadic Berber in the Sahara Desert - bespoke desert tours with Wild Morocco

Water and Hope in the Sahara…

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When Barbara Best met a nomadic goatherd in the Sahara desert, it was a moment of chance – there was nothing stage-managed about it. The Berber woman was simply asking for water, without hesitation Barbara’s husband handed out a bottle. Two women from different worlds, “She has a life I…

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