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Riding in the Ounila Valley, Morocco

The romantic story of how seven of the pupils of an equestrian academy near Marrakech, rose to fame in the world’s top circles of dressage, vaulting and choreography, is related in a beautifully illustrated book called Frères Cavaliers (Nathalie Succarrat,… (more…)

Ait ben Haddou, Kasbah Tebi

Ait ben Haddou is a fortified town or Ksar on the old caravan route between Marrakesh and the Sahara and today lies 9 km off the main road from Marrakesh to Ouarzarzat where you turn south for the desert. Kasbah… (more…)

Ait ben Haddou, Dar-equestre

Besides its renown as a Unesco site, Ait ben Haddou is famous as a location for films such as Lawrence of Arabia, Gladiator, Alexander, Tea in the Sahara and lately, Queen of the Desert with Nicole Kidman.  So, it comes… (more…)