Morocco Overland, second edition.

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Morocco Overland, second edition

Chris Scott


The Old Manse, Tower Road

Surrey, GU26 6SU, UK

9781905864539, $28.95,

Morocco is the most westerly of the North African countries. It has both Atlantic and Mediterranean coastlines, as well as featuring a rugged mountain interior. Morocco has a population of over 35 million and an area of 710,850 km2 (274,460 sq mi). The political capital is Rabat, although the largest city is Casablanca; other major cities include Marrakech, Tangier, Tetouan, Sale, Fes, Agadir, Meknes, Oujda, Kenitra, and Nador. Morocco has a history of independence not shared by its neighbors. Its rich culture is a blend of Arab, Berber (indigenous African) and also other African and European influences. Now in a newly updated and expanded second edition, "Morocco Overland" showcases routes accessible by four wheel drive vehicles, motorcycles or mountain bikes through scenic Morocco from the Atlas...

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