Passing Atlas

The Atlas Mountains stretches around 2,500 km through Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia. The range’s highest peak is Jebel Toubkal, with an elevation of 4,167 metres in southwestern Morocco. It separates the Mediterranean and Atlantic coastlines from the Sahara Desert. So in order to get from Marrakech to the Desert we had to cross the mighty mountains. Glorious views from the Tizi n’Tichka mountain pass, charming city known from many famous movies, the Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou in  Ouarzazate – the door of the dessert and remarkable Walley of the Roses were only few highligts of the way towards the dunes. A night above Dades Walley, morning look inside of nomad Berbers life in typical oasis, mighty Todra Gorges, a bit of driving – and there we were! Facing the sun, riding the camels into the dunes, excited about a night spent in nomad tents in the middle of the dessert with million stars above us…
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