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Tazga Christmas

Christmas in Africa

Feature · On 27 Nov 2019 by David Wood

Exotic as it sounds, taking a Christmas break in North Africa can be light on the wallet as well as the stomach. Here, David Wood describes how some new discoveries...
The view from Margherita Peak

Mud, sweat and tears: Trekking in the Rwenzori Mountains

Feature · On 24 Nov 2019 by Jan Bakker

Jan Bakker takes on the challenge of trekking in Uganda’s spectacular and demanding Rwenzori Mountains – in some surprising kit.
The eastern Ameln Valley showing Adrar Idekel and Ardrar Mqorn

A traverse of the Moroccan north west Anti-Atlas from Ait Baha to the Ait Mansour or Teneglitche Gorge.

Feature · On 5 Jan 2019 by David Wood

The Anti-Atlas mountain range lies just below the city of Agadir and to the south west of the High Atlas. Here you will find both adventure and tranquillity in the...
Looking past the ‘painted rocks’ south of Toubkal in the early evening

Celebrating Fifty Years... Exploring Morocco's Anti-Atlas

Feature · On 30 Nov 2018 by Jonathan Williams

Jonathan looks back on a particularly memorable trip to the mountains of Morocco with his son (and excellent rescuer) Joe Williams. This short story is taken from the commemorative book...
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Exploring Jebel El Kest and the Moroccan Anti-Atlas

Feature · On 24 Nov 2018 by David Wood

The western Anti-Atlas is known to rock climbers and a small group of road-trip travellers. Its principal mountain, Jebel El Kest, was featured in a Cicerone Extra article by Jonathan...
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Choosing a route to climb Kilimanjaro

Article · On 16 May 2018 by Alex Stewart

There are six ways of getting to the summit of Kilimanjaro, but which of the routes up the mountain is best for you? Alex Stewart gives an overview of the...
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Can anyone climb Kilimanjaro, and other frequently asked questions

Article · On 27 Jan 2018 by Alex Stewart

Alex Stewart, author of the Cicerone guidebook to trekking Kilimanjaro, answers some frequently asked questions about trekking to the roof of Africa.
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The land of a thousand hills: trekking and tracking in Rwanda

Feature · On 5 Dec 2016 by Mike Wells

Mike Wells escapes the crowds in Africa’s most densely populated country tracking chimpanzees and trekking to the source of the Nile in Rwanda’s Nyungwe National Park.
Jebel Toubkal

Climbing Jebel Toubkal, the highest mountain in Morocco

Feature · On 8 May 2016 by Jonathan Cook

Morocco holds an immediate and enduring fascination, a blend of the exotic and the unfamiliar. Despite years of French and Spanish colonial rule it seems far removed from western Europe...
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Jebel el Kest: A stunning day in the Moroccan Anti-Atlas

Feature · On 10 May 2015 by Jonathan Williams

The ascent of Jebel el Kest in Morocco’s Anti-Atlas is a stunning day in remote mountains – one of the very best hill days. Cicerone’s Publisher, Jonathan Williams, explored the...
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The High Atlas Mountains of Morocco

Feature · On 14 Feb 2014 by Hamish Brown

Just a short hop from Europe, Morocco's High Atlas mountains have stunning and wild trekking at altitudes up to 4000m. Hamish Brown tells us about wo routes in the Atlas...