Aït Ben-Haddou is a ksar, a fortified city pre-Saharan, surrounded by walls, located in southern Morocco, on the route of the old caravan route, between the Sahara and Marrakech, along the Ouarzazate River. The ksar, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, presents magnificent examples of kasbahs, these great buildings built for the defense of medinas and

Berber History Believe it or not, Berber history goes back to prehistoric times. They’ve been around for at least 4000 years or maybe more. Calling themselves Amazigh, the proud raiders, they fought against the Romans, Arab, and French invaders. Even though the Romans and others have tried to colonize the Berber people, they have managed

Morocco has nine locations inscribed on Unesco’s World Heritage list. The sites range from the two millennia-old ruins of Volubilis, once one of the Roman empire’s most remote outposts, to the new town of Rabat, built during the French colonial period from 1912 to the 1930s. Four medinas make it onto the list: Marrakesh, Essaouira,