Founded in 1070, Marrakesh is the fourth largest city in Morocco and one of the four imperial cities of the country. It is one of the busiest cities in Africa, a major economic center and tourist destination. In the 16th Century, it was the capital of Morocco. The Medina quarter, a densely packed walled medievalContinue reading “Marrakesh”
Aït Benhaddou, it is said the Morocco’s most impressive and enchanting town, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1987. From the 11th Century and located in the foothills on the southern slopes of the High Atlas, the ksar (Castle) Aït Benhaddou is a historic fortified village along the former caravan route between theContinue reading “Aït Benhaddou”
Christmas time is back. This is the first xmas after covid without restrictions and we can see that on the streets. London is overcrowded like never. Areas like Oxford St, Regent’s St, Covent Garden and Leicester Square are just impossible to walk, specially at weekends. It is still a magic time though.
And 4 years later, the snow fell in London again. It was last night after a freezing cold day. These are photos taken early this morning in my area.
Taghazout is a fishing village on Morocco’s Atlantic coast, north of the city of Agadir, a mecca for surfers. Cafes and surf shops line the main street. On the beach there’s a great mix of locals, camels and surfers. Every sunset people gather in the cafes and restaurants by the seaside to watch the beautifulContinue reading “Taghazout, Morocco”
The Schilthorn Mountain in Switzerland (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) at 2970mt, became famous as a location for the 1969 James Bond film “On Her Majesty’s Secret Service”. The Cableway ticket is very expensive but it worth it I could say, the views from there are breathtaking.