ZAHORA PROJECT

 

Zahora Project is an initiative encompassing two aspects of the magic experienced when traveling in Morocco

 

 

 

 

Traveling

We provide information about traveling in Morocco and contact with a local guide, the all-knowing and somewhat mysterious Brahim, who takes care of your unforgettable experiences, but also of your comfort and well-being on your way to the remote desert that is his home.

E-Shop

We curate beautiful handcrafted products, such as Berber carpets, cushions or baskets, which you can find in our online bazaar.

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Colours and Patterns in Berber Culture

Colours and Patterns in Berber Culture

In Berber culture the different patterns and colours tend to convey a particular meaning. White colour as a symbol of purity, red is to protect and add strength, green symbolizes fertility, prosperity and happiness, blue represents peace and wisdom, and yellow is the...

About Berber Baskets

About Berber Baskets

As mentioned in our previous article, cute colourful baskets adorned with pom-poms on top are generally known around the world as ‘bread baskets’ because, traditionally, these wool decorated straw baskets are used in Morocco to store and keep pastries from drying out....

About Berber Carpets

About Berber Carpets

The Berber people traditionally use their carpets not only to cover the floor, but also as a mattress or a wall decoration, while the more precious pieces get only taken out for special occasions and celebrations. You will find that in the winter months a family might...

Vero and Brahim meet for the first time

Vero and Brahim meet for the first time

‘I am Brahim,’ said the man with a hand to his chest. He arrived in a cloud of dust on his motorbike wearing a turban and a pair of goat hair sandals. Anyone could say that, thought I. But here was, supposedly, the man we were traveling across half the country to get...

The Zahora Journey

The Zahora Journey

So, you’ve met Brahim. An Amazigh. A Berber Nomad. Born and raised in the desert, owner of five camels, two mobile phones, a puppy, kitty and a traveling business in the Sahara. A modern child of the desert and a good friend. For a few weeks after having returned from...

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