Preview – Morocco to Timbuktu: An Arabian Adventure

Alice Morrison

Writer and explorer Alice Morrison is using her love of Morocco to delve into the countries past following the Salt Roads by any means necessary – camel, donkey and on foot – towards the golden city of Timbuktu.

Her journey reveals the extraordinary history, anthropology and landscapes of some of the most mysterious, beautiful and ancient cities in the world.

In this first episode Alice sets off from Tangier, passes through the Islamic city of Fes, before catching the Marrakech Express to the other Northern terminus of trans-Saharan trade and treks across the mighty Atlas Mountains.

Morocco To Timbuktu: An Arabian Adventure, Thursday, 9pm – BBC Two

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