Tag : Atlas Mountains

Stranded in Ouarzazate

Ouarzazate is located beteen the Atlas and Anti-Atlas Mountains. It’s the gateway to Merzouga and the Sahara-Desert. The region offers many beautiful landscapes and ancient Kashbah’s, making it a popular filming location. Lawrence of Arabia, Gladiator, The Mummy Returns, Hercules and Batman vs Superman are one of the many movies that have been shot in the area. Oh and let’s not forget about Game of Thrones! All this led us to Ourzazate as our first destination on our summer backpacking […]