Once we tramped through the town gates, the streets quietened. Motorized vehicles tended to avoid the community’s inner core. Stone and dirt paths curved through the village.”
Where to go: Aït Benhaddou, Morocco
What to expect: Explore the cluster of mud houses rising to the town's central hilltop for views across the valley towards the Atlas Mountains.
Why is this special: Walk the grounds of a UNESCO World Heritage Site and discover a town also used as the backdrop for more Hollywood movies that you may expect.
For more travel tips and details on what to expect: Read Dust in My Pack's Chapter Five: Ancient Cities
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