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From Atlas mountains to Sahara or how to bargain in Morocco

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After few hours ride through spectacular mountains and little villages with some Arabic music on the radio, we reached Ait Benhaddou. It has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987. But it is well known, not because of UNESCO. Several films, including Gladiator, Babel and The Mummy, were filmed here. As me and Viktorija are both movie freaks, we couldn’t resist the temptation to make a stop here.   Continue reading