Racing in Sahara | Connection

A Virginia man competed in the Maroc Challenge desert motorcar rally: Paul R. Misencik Jr., a South Lakes High School graduate of 1986, competed in the grueling six-day Maroc Challenge, a motorcar rally across some of the most inhospitable, Sahara Desert terrain in Morocco. Reston residents and friends of Paul Jr. followed his progress during the race. The race ended Dec. 9, Paul’s birthday. Paul drove with John Spencer Cheevey ...

VIDEO: The ultimate Moroccan surfing adventure: Where professional surfers rub shoulders with amateurs and daytrippers at North Africa’s premier big wave destination | DailyMail

Morocco’s surf scene continues to draw global attention: Approximately three hours’ drive from Marrakech, dotted south of the famed destination of Casablanca, lies the chaotic and sun-soaked city of Agadir. Already a well established hot spot  for holidaymakers and sunshine seekers, in the past 15 years this bustling coastal city has become home to a new generation of thrill seekers. This, in large part, is thanks to Londoner Denny Tolley, ...

Majestic Morocco — Tradition, History and an Enduring Golf Legacy | Huffington Post

The roots of golf in Morocco: Morocco, steeped in tradition and history, has entered an age where the traditional and modern coincide beautifully and harmoniously. This is evident in everything from architecture to everyday life in various cities like Marrakesh, Agadir, Casablanca and Rabat. Under the leadership of King Hassan II the country adopted a broad market-based economy, where agriculture, tourism, and phosphate mining play a major economic role unlike ...
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