Category Archives: Travel

Travels in Morocco Part 2: Snowy Peaks & Busy Streets

Leaving the Atlantic coast behind, we headed northeast to the small mountain village of Imlil, gateway to Toubkal National Park. Most out-of-towners have their sights set on the summit of Jebel Toubkal, and this small town definitely sees its fair of trekking poles and hiking boots tramping through its streets. Clocking in at 4,167 m […]

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Kiteboarding in Morocco: Dakhla, Western Sahara

This spring included a visit to yet another dry, windy, and extremely barren coastline. Located on the northwestern coast of Africa, the territory known as Western Sahara is bordered by Morocco, Mauritania, and Algeria. Dakhla is a small peninsula on the Atlantic coast of Western Sahara, and it has become an international destination for windsurfers […]

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Travels in Morocco Part 1: Exploring the Coast

As much of Europe winds its way out of winter, the beaches and coastal towns of Morocco have usually been basking in the sun for some time. Although we’ve had more warm weather in California these past few winters than we would like, a little adventure is always welcome in this household. We hadn’t been […]

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