Off the beaten path: Morocco

Morocco, the multi-ethnic land of colorful markets, medieval city centres and mosques, one of the favorite places of Hollywood directors for filming sword-and-sandal movies, the place famous for its mint tea and for its connection to Greek and Roman mythology, has a lot of interesting destinations to offer to the off the beaten path travelers - the Garden of Hesperides, ancient ruins, giant minarets, traditional workshops, spectacular canyons, decaying film studios and other weird and unusual locations.

The garden of Hesperides in Lixus

The Garden of Hesperides had magical golden apples of eternal youth, guarded by three nymphs and a dragon. The apples and the nymphs are gone now, and the dragon has turned into a river, but the ruins…