Mountains Of Morocco: Day 13

We will hike through coastal forest over rocky promontories and along the beach to Sidi Kaouki where we will meet our vehicles and drive Essaouria.

DO YOU KNOW: In 1952 director and actor Orson Welles directed a film based on a Shakespearian play which contains several memorable scenes shot in the labyrinthine streets and alleyways of Essaouria. What was the name of the film?

Answer: Othello

DID YOU KNOW: The city name Essaouria is a Berber name which means the wall, a reference to the fortress walls that originally enclosed the city.

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