Morocco, the North African country that lies directly across the Strait of Gibraltar from Spain, is home to both a rich and cultured history and land. In terms of natural beauty, Morocco’s got it all: the country includes everything from ocean views, mountain ranges and vast deserts. So until you can get there, scrolling through these stunning photos will allow you to take a mini-break through your computer screen.
The Milky Way at the Sahara Desert
Besides seeing the term used in cheesy love quotes, when’s the last time you saw the galaxy? If you were in the Sahara Desert, your answer would probably be a lot different from where you are now. This incredible photo shows a clear view of the Milky Way galaxy from the Sahara Desert.
The Koutoubia Mosque is the largest mosque in Marrakech. The sacred building has many of the common characteristics of famed Islamic architecture, from its curved windows, ceramic strip and decorative arches. This low angle view captures the mosque in a beautiful golden glow.