Nomadic In Morocco: A Photo Tour of the Trip of a Lifetime

Marrakech’s Djemaa el-Fna will delight all your sensesExotic spices at a Marrakech marketWhen in Marrakech, don’t forget to grab a table at Cafe de France for great coffee and people watching!Hassan Hajjaj, a well-known Marrakech artistA tagine of vegetables and chicken at Marrakech’s Le Jardin restaurantThe Dades Valley cuts through a rugged landscape with hundreds of kasbahs throughout the 100-mile stretchGet your tagine on at Les Jardins de OuarzazateLes Jardins de Quarzazate is an oasis on the long, hot journey from the Sahara to the Atlas MountainsHiking—instead of camel riding—is sometimes the best way to the top of a dune A guide stands by his camel as the soft light of sunset falls and the desert begins to coolBerber tent camps are common throughout this area of the SaharaBerber teenagers near a tent camp at duskA Berber man stands in a tunnel that once carried water to irrigate farmland in the desertA Berber man in the desert-bordering town of MerzougaHotel Al Baraka Des Loisirs, in Ouarzazate, is a good place to rest before or after a Sahara adventureHotel Al Baraka Des Loisirs, in OuarzazateOuarzazate is home to film studiosA welcome sign in OuarzazateLocals in Ait BenhaddouThe distinctive fortified town of Ait BenhaddouThe town is a trip back in timeAit Benhaddou is a UNESCO World Heritage site and the location of several biblical-themed films
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Marrakech’s Djemaa el-Fna will delight all your senses.
Michael Hanson
Exotic spices at a Marrakech market.
Michael Hanson
When in Marrakech, don’t forget to grab a table at Cafe de France for great coffee and people watching!
Michael Hanson
Hassan Hajjaj, a well-known Marrakech artist.
Michael Hanson
A tagine of vegetables and chicken at Marrakech’s Le Jardin restaurant.
Michael Hanson
The Dades Valley cuts through a rugged landscape with hundreds of kasbahs throughout the 100-mile stretch.
Michael Hanson
Get your tagine on at Les Jardins de Ouarzazate.
Michael Hanson
Les Jardins de Quarzazate is an oasis on the long, hot journey from the Sahara to the Atlas Mountains.
Michael Hanson
Hiking—instead of camel riding—is sometimes the best way to the top of a dune.
Michael Hanson
A guide stands by his camel as the soft light of sunset falls and the desert begins to cool.
Michael Hanson
Berber tent camps are common throughout this area of the Sahara.
Michael Hanson
Berber teenagers near a tent camp at dusk.
A Berber man stands in a tunnel that once carried water to irrigate farmland in the desert.
Michael Hanson
A Berber man in the desert-bordering town of Merzouga.
Michael Hanson
Hotel Al Baraka Des Loisirs, in Ouarzazate, is a good place to rest before or after a Sahara adventure.
Michael Hanson
Hotel Al Baraka Des Loisirs, in Ouarzazate.
Michael Hanson
Ouarzazate is a thriving center of the film industry and is home to several studios.
Michael Hanson
A welcome sign in Ouarzazate.
Michael Hanson
Locals in Ait Benhaddou, a town that dates back a thousand years.
Michael Hanson
The distinctive fortified structures of Ait Benhaddou.
Michael Hanson
The town of Ait Benhaddou is like a trip back in time.
Michael Hanson
Ait Benhaddou is a UNESCO World Heritage site and was the location of several biblical-themed films.
Michael Hanson

From stylish Marrakech across the Sahara and jaw-dropping Atlas Mountains, photographer Michael Hanson captured a road trip like no other. But we're happy to report it's easier and more budget-friendly than you'd ever imagine.

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