Trekking in the Sahara Desert with Wild Morocco – Forces of Nature

Trekking in the Sahara Desert with Wild Morocco – Forces of Nature

I may have mentioned elsewhere on the website that trekking in the desert is like no other trekking experience. On my first ever desert trek 13 years ago, I had the privilege to experience four seasons in four days in the Sahara, mid-May. Let’s say it was my first taste of a true desert storm while camel trekking, and there’ve been plenty more since.
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Tea has a special place in Morocco

Tea has a special place in Morocco

Tea-drinking is a big deal in most corners of the globe, from the Far East, Russia, India, to the United Kingdom, the Middle East, and North and East Africa, to say the least. Each nation has its own tea customs and rituals, and not everyone drinks the same blend of tea. Morocco is a nation of tea-drinkers (apparently it was the English who introduced tea here in the 19th Century!) and the preparation and serving of tea is not to be taken lightly. You can’t just “put the kettle on”, you need to savour the process and take time over it.
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The Iriqui National Park

The Iriqui National Park

Iriqui National Park

Created in 1994, Iriqui National Park was established to protect the biodiversity, flora and fauna across 123,000 hectares of south-eastern Morocco, and in particular to preserve the temporary wetlands of Lake Iriqui, at the heart of the desert.
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