Videos tagged with "snow"
Kasbah-Tamadot, Morocco [02:07]
Kasbah Tamadot is Sir Richard Branson's Moroccan retreat with stunning views across the snow-capped Atlas Mountains. Bought by Sir Richard Branson in 1998, d...
Snowboarding on sand dunes, Merzouga - Morocco [01:06]
...great feelings and strong emotion!
Morocco's distinctive landscapes and enduring cultural heritage offer an enticing journey into the heart of North Africa. Part of Africa yet markedly different, Morocco is a fascinating study in contrasts. Old world medinas with noisy, narrow, winding lanes vie for attention with fashionable cafés, boutique shops and modern city centers. Sophisticated coastal cities such as Casablanca and Rabat boast an abundance of long white beaches, picturesque rocky coves and classic resorts. The imperial cities of Meknes and Fes showcase fine examples of Islamic architecture and tradition. Inland cities are warm and exotic, set among hills and palm groves. The rugged, snow-capped Atlas Mountains stretch 2414 kilometers/1500 miles through Morocco and beyond. Berber tribes have lived in the region for thousands of years, and were first mentioned in writings of ancient Egyptians. Long-established villages such as Aït-Benhaddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, serve as strongholds that preserve the Berber lifestyle, culture, music and art. The country is also rich in Jewish heritage, with the first migration into this area coming after the destruction of the Second Temple in Jerusalem; and a second wave arrived from the Iberian Peninsula in the period immediately preceding and following the 1492 Alhambra Decree, when the Jews were expelled from the kingdoms of Spain and Portugal. At its peak in the 1940s, Morocco's Jewish population exceeded 250000. Jewish heritage is seen throughout the ...
Snow city IFRAN in MOROCCO [09:27]
Eclectic Marrakesh (HD) [06:47]
Marrakesh, Morocco is a photographer's paradise and a barrage on the senses . . . mosques, a palace, snow-capped mountains, tropical foliage, snake charmers, monkey handlers, musicians, belly dancers, food, wine, incense, crowded streets, mysterious women, beasts of burden, aggressive merchants, feral animals, crazy drivers, colorful outfits . . . the list goes on. They're all here -- set to some great music. Enjoy!