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Traveling the Draa Valley to Zagora, with a detour to N’Kob – Morocco

17 Mar
N'Kob: Berber oasis with 45 mudbrick kasbah

Traveling the Draa Valley to N’Kob town Short description. In Ouarzazate, I went to the kasbah in the town center and then to the old film studios. After that, I drove along the Draa Valley and stopped at the kasbahs of the Caid family in Agdz and Tamnougalt. I made a detour to N’Kob where […]

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From Todra and Dades Valley to Skoura and Ouarzazate – Morocco

02 Mar
Skoura: kasbah in the palmeraie

From the Todra Gorges to the Dades Valley Short Description. I went to the Todra Gorges, from where a gendarme encouraged me to continue to the village of Tamtattouchte. In the afternoon, I reached the Dades Valley, where I couldn’t take my eyes off the 1000 kasbahs built of reddish mud-bricks. Long Description I had […]

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From Erfoud to the Todra Gorges, passing Ksar El Khorbat – Morocco

17 Feb
Ksar El Khorbat: typical street in the ksar, with my painter/guide Rachid

From Erfoud to Ksar El Khorbat Short Description. I stopped at the khattara irrigation system from Majha Fezna, where I had tea with Karim and Hamid. Near Tinejdad, I went to the Oasis Museum in Ksar El Khorbat and to the Water Museum in Source Lalla Mimoun. I spent the night in a camping near the […]

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From Midelt to the Tafilalt Oasis, passing the Ziz Valley – Morocco

03 Feb
Route du Majhoul in Tafilalt Oases: a normal 'underground' street, a good playground for children

The hidden surprises of Midelt Short Description. Near Midelt, I went to Kasbah Outhmane ou Moussa, then to Kasbah de Myriem – the Notre Dame de l’Atlas Monastery and a local workshop with Berber carpets and embroideries. I passed the Ziz valley and gorges and stopped at a camping between the towns of Erfoud and […]

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From Fes to Midelt, passing Sefrou and Bhalil – Morocco

17 Jan
Azrou small Berber town: entrance gate to the medina

The Medinas of Sefrou and Bhalil towns Short Description. I left Fes and went to Sefrou, where I explored the old medina. Then, I went to Bhalil, the village where troglodytes refurbished caves as their dwellings. When I arrived at the Berber House of Kamal Chaoui, I was surprised to take part at the unplanned travel writers’ […]

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