Jon Clarke bundled the kids in the car and took the 1000km journey south from Andalucia to the Moroccan town which inspired Jimi Hendrix to write his hit Castles in the Sand. It was two hours into the journey south and the kids were getting restless in the back. The iPod had run out of batteries and there was still an hour of driving to go. There was only one solution… it was time for a game of ‘Spot the Donkey’. It had soon become something of a theme of our journey south from Ronda to Essaouira, a spectacular 2000 kilometre round trip that incredibly took just under nine hours of driving each way. The idea was to visit the charming seaside town of Essaouira, which I hadn’t visited for nearly 20 years, and to test the highly-rated Moroccan motorways in the process.
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