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Morocco

Morocco

On this virtual voyage through Morocco, learn about the country’s past, present and future.

Travel and Adventure

Shortlist: 27 Pictures and Views of Morocco
Begin your exploration of Morocco with the most iconic cultural and geographic locations Morocco has to offer.

Atlas Mountains Travelogue
Much of our Rustic  programming & team are based in Marrakech and the surrounding communities in the Atlas Mountains. This mountain range is one of the tallest in Africa, and holds many secrets- watch the first 10 minutes of this BBC Travel Doc to get a feel for the area.

5 Moroccan Memories to Last a Lifetime
From riding a camel through the Sahara, to exploring colorful markets in Marrakech, and marveling at the sparkling night sky in the Atlas Mountains, Morocco has a vibrancy and cultural richness all its own.

Capture: Morocco
Moments of magic and mysterious beauty captured by a Rustic photographer in Moroccan cities and deserts.

Morocco Background

Morocco Country Book by Rustic Pathways
A brief history, fun facts, cultural expectations and culinary delights that will provide a deeper understanding of the country of Morocco.

Morocco Overview
Dive into an overview of Morocco’s geography, history, religion and more.

Try it Out

Creating Amazigh (Berber) Cuisine
Now that you’re accustomed to Moroccan culture, practice creating a staple food of the Atlas Mountains. The Amazigh culture brought the world a perfect Couscous, and we challenge you to try making it at home!

Rustic in Morocco

Photos from Rustic travelers

Rustic Programs in Morocco

Eat

Video on Moroccan Cuisine
Morocco is known for its incredible cuisine. Marrakech in particular, as a crossroads of culture and cooking, has a 24/7 market offering storied dishes such as Tajin, spiced tea, and even snails. Explore the food- and then try making your own- with this short video (10 minutes).

Read

Caliph’s House: A Year in Casablanca
Looking for a transporting read? Try The Caliph’s House: A Year in Casablanca by Tahir Shah. One part travel sketch, one part an immigrant’s tale, we think this book brings the enchantment of Morocco to life. In Arabian Nights: A Caravan of Moroccan Dreams is the follow-up read.

Leo the African
This epic story follows life of a Muslim boy and how he came to serve the Church of Rome.

Short Article: How to be Muslim and Feminist 
Asma Lamrabet presents excerpts from her book, Believer and Feminist.

Listen

Moroccan Radio Station
Hear the sounds of Morocco by streaming their radio stations. Try a few different genres, and find your next favorite artist!