In the stories of old, Hercules smashed through the Atlas mountains because he did not want to climb it, thereby creating the Strait of Gibraltar and opening up the Mediterranean Sea to the Atlantic Ocean. The ancients believed that Hercules stayed in these caves before completing the 11th of the 12th labors imposed on him … Continue reading In Pictures: Hercules Caves with Kids; What to see near Tangier, Morocco in a Day?
Cape Spartel--the northwesternmost point of Africa where the Atlantic ocean connects with the Mediterranean sea. And if the conditions are right, you might just be able to see the two waters kiss. A mere 15 kilometers (or about a 30-minute bus ride) outside of Tangier, this nature's reserve park, 300 meters above sea level with … Continue reading Cape Spartel: A Day Trip from Tangier, Morocco to Where the Mediterranean Sea Kisses the Atlantic Ocean