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Erg Foum Zguid

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A: Erg Foum Zguid

by Martin Hertel, 1.9 km away

Erg Foum Zguid

B: Foum Zguid

by Martin Hertel, 15.1 km away

Foum Zguid, a small oasis town in southern Morocco on the edge of the Sahara. Start or end point of m...

Foum Zguid

C: Shop in Foum Zguid

by Martin Hertel, 15.2 km away

Tourist shop in Foum Zguid at the edge of the Sahara with all kinds of antique and desert robes.

Shop in Foum Zguid

D: Foum Zguid

by Milan Rademakers, 15.2 km away

In the middle op a square in Foum Zguid, where the desert starts.

Foum Zguid

E: Nomad House on top a hill - near Foum Zguid

by Milan Rademakers, 23.7 km away

Nomad house on top of a hill. The rainshower just passed us overhead.

Nomad House on top a hill - near Foum Zguid

F: Desert Sunset in Morocco

by Milan Rademakers, 27.3 km away

A very nice sunset in the desert of Morocco.

Desert Sunset in Morocco

G: Mrimina

by Martin Hertel, 36.6 km away

Semi-desert on the road between Tata and Foum Zguid in southern Morocco.

Mrimina

H: Erg Chigaga Sunrise

by Martin Hertel, 55.1 km away

Sunrise in the dunes of Erg Chigaga in the Northern Sahara

Erg Chigaga Sunrise

I: Erg Chigaga Sunrise

by Martin Hertel, 55.4 km away

Sunrise in the dunes of Erg Chigaga in the northern Sahara

Erg Chigaga Sunrise

J: Sahara Sunrise

by Martin Hertel, 56.4 km away

Sunrise on top of the great dunes of Erg Chigaga in Southern Moroc

Sahara Sunrise

This panorama was taken in Morocco, Africa

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The earliest fossil of the homo sapiens family (human beings) was found in Ethiopia, dating back more than 200,000 years. Compared to this length of time, even the "ancient Sumerians" from 6000 B.C. are drooling toddlers.

Let's mention a few African heroes you may have heard of, for inspiration in the face of the continued economic inequality and violence which plague Africa today: Nelson Mandela, first democratically elected President of South Africa, who fought against apartheid and served 27 years in prison while advocating freedom and peace. Haile Salassie, Emperor of Ethiopia, who resisted Mussolini and the fascist Italian invasion of WWII, and who is worshipped as an incarnation of God by the Rastafari movement. Kwame Nkrumah, first Prime Minister of Ghana, advocate of uniting Africa in Pan-Africanism. Fela Kuti, inventor of Afrobeat music, who declared his home to be an independent state, ran for president of Nigeria, and to whose funeral ONE MILLION PEOPLE came to pay their respects.

In June 2001 the African Union was formed, consisting of 53 African States organized, like in the EU, around common economic and political development.

Text by Steve Smith.

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