Atlas Time

Iglanced up in the general direction of the highest peak in North Africa: Jebel Toubkal. According to the weather forecast, there was a very small window within which my hubby Nico and guide Hassan could make it to the summit before the next snowstorm hit.

A muezzin was broadcasting the midday call-to-prayer from a mosque further up the mountain. It was still mild and comfortable down here in the town of Imlill, but the weather window was clearly shutting up there._

A mere two days earlier, I was the one making peace offerings to the mountain gods. I knew all too well how quickly the weather can turn in the High Atlas.

Moroccan Dreams

Morocco. The first images that spring to mind don’t have anything to do with trail running, snowy mountain peaks,

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