20) Khnifiss Lagoon

I spent a day fishing with French friends from a small wooden boat on Khnfifiss Lagoon, on the Atlantic coast of the Western Sahara a few kilometers south of Akhfennir. The lagoon is a magical place with rippling blue water, flamingos and sand dunes in the background. Unfortunately it has silted up recently so the…

19) Legzira Beach: Not Peaceful Anymore

One of the iconic arches carved into the cliff face at Legzira Beach 7 kilometers north of Sidi Ifni fell down recently. But that is not what disappointed us on a Sunday beach walk there today. Instead it is the sad invasion of the trappings of tourism. Beach buggies roared up and down the ocean…