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Berber Fervor in the High Atlas

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Tucked into the peaks of Toubkal National Park, named for North Africa’s highest summit, a crop of modern guesthouses has transformed Imlil, Morocco–once known as a no-frills base camp–into a comfortable retreat for day hikers.

#FriFotos: Sand, Sand, Everywhere

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Sorry, there’s no water here. For this week’s #FriFotos* theme (SAND), we chose this photo of a Berber guide leading a camel through the Merzouga Desert — Morocco’s share of the Sahara, the largest (hot) desert in the world. Tomas Kouba, from Cesky Krumlov, CZ, snapped this vibrant pic on an unforgettable trip to Erg…