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Ait Ben Haddou

‘Le village au bout du monde…’

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…or, the village at the world’s end, as a friend fondly describes it. It’s, in his words, not a remarkable village, but it’s the dramatic location and seeming remoteness of the place that have lent its title! Well, the promise of getting off the beaten path and not seeing any…

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Kasbah Telouet and the Glaoua family

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Given the strategic location of the Telouet mountain pass (the historic Tizi-n-Telouet), it is not surprising that the cradle of the influential Glaoua family was at Telouet. The French constructed the relatively modern mountain road pass, at the Tizi-n-Tichka, but the Telouet pass was the main route for the sub-Saharan caravans travelling to Marrakech,…

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