Marrakech, Berbers, Argan Oil and a Rope Bridge

Hassan stopped the car again and our next stop on the itinerary was to visit a traditional Berber house.  The Berbers are a unique ethnic group who live in North Africa, the oldest settlers in the region and quite different from the Arabs of Marrakech and the rest of Morocco.  Squeezed in between the Mediterranean Sea to the north and the Sahara Desert to the south the Berber communities have developed and thrived in the Atlas Mountains and now we were invited to take a look inside a real Berber house.

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One response to “Marrakech, Berbers, Argan Oil and a Rope Bridge

  1. I’ve loved reading about your travels in the arganeraie biosphere reserve. If you haven’t gotten your fill of Argan Oil yet, or if you run out while you are traveling elsewhere, you can order it online from Amal Oils ( and we will bring you a little bit of Morocco all year long!


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