Nothing Short of Beautiful – the Middle Atlas & Beni Mellal

Poppy fields Beni Mellal

In the Middle of Nowhere Alpine valleys. Crimson poppy fields. Cascading waterfalls. Winding mountain roads. Switzerland, right? Not quite... Beachless & duneless, the Middle Atlas and its “gateway” Beni Mellal commonly get overlooked. Truth be told, I only discovered it myself, as I was attending an international chess tournament near...

Tifnit – in Pursuit of Virgin Beaches & Troglodyte Caves

The Village A beach snob that I am, I’m always hunting for remote resorts and virgin beaches in the area. In my latest pursuit, I stumble upon Tifnit – a tiny fishing village in the midst of Souss Massa National Park, about 45 km south of Agadir. Pink seashell gravel,...

Jogging to Roquefavour – world’s largest stone aqueduct

Roquefavour – world’s largest stone aqueduct

VENTABREN By the end of week three of pigging out on delicious saucisson, chevre, patisserie, and famous chocolate from Purrycard paired with excellent Provence wine, I’m feeling heavy and bloated. Back home, I make an effort to work out, eat healthy and control my sugar intake. Not here. Feeling a bit...