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21 Fascinating Things to Do in Marrakech Morocco

20. Ride a Camel There are plenty of activities for adventurers. You can see the city via hot air balloon, go hiking, climbing, find zip lines, or go horseback or camel riding. (21 Fascinating Things to Do in Marrakech Morocco).

7 Medieval African Kingdoms Everyone Should Know About While Europe was experiencing its Dark Ages, a period of intellectual, cultural and economic regression from the sixth to the 13th centuries, Africans were experiencing an almost continent-wide renaissance after the decline of the Nile Valley civilizations of Egypt and Nubia.

Rosemary Wordsworth Trevor-Bettye of Petersfield, England, a pioneering explorer of Egypt. Although Europeans had ventured as far as Egypt in the 17th and 18th centuries, the country became more accessible to western travellers following the French invasion of 1798. Those touring the Mediterranean often made a detour to visit Cairo and the pyramids, with the first guide book to Egypt published in 1835.

Djibouti, Lake Assal. An Afar camel caravan crossing the salt flats of Lake Assal, as shadows lengthen in the late afternoon. At 509 feet below sea level, Lake Assal is the lowest place in Africa. Each camel carries between four and ten thirty-pound sacks according to the size and maturity of the animal. The salt is sold across the border in Ethiopia. by John Warburton-Lee Photography

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