Les Jardins de Skoura
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We have had a wonderful start at 9 am to our 4 wheel drive adventure, pretty full on and a lot of driving for a total of 8 hours before we arrived in Skoura and the Palm Groves. The drive through the highest part of the Atlas Mountains where we reached over 2200 m at the peak which was absolutely breathtaking, it was the Tizi-n-Tichka pass. I felt …
... group having broken her sandal, whilst we sipped on tea, Yousef; one of the men from our Gite who was doing the walk with us, set about repairing it, such a generous thing to do and ever so indicative of the Berber people. Whilst the family were a little shy they came in and joined us for a while before we headed outside to see their sheep and goats. This was yet again another amazing experience.
Back along the village road looking down into the valley we ...
3 hrs, 5.4 kms
Day Totals: 16 hrs, 26.4 kms
Back in Skoura, I quickly check into a hotel and sit down for a tagine. it's not quite evening yet, but too late to try to do the last 26 kms of my hike from Skoura to Toundoute to make it a Superhike—and I’m feeling a bit tired out after walking in the sun for much of the day. But I figure I could do a little stroll around the oasis near ...
... guides, this one was my own discovery, completely off the beaten track. In fact, it doesn’t even exist on my paper map. So even though it isn’t a “Great Civilization” like the Draa Valley or the Imperial Cities, it is it’s own unique world.
The question now is: can I do it in 3 days? Transportation is very unreliable in those parts, and one of the “spaces” between hike segments is way up in the ...
... option of hiring a guy like Brahim in Imin Oulouan to be your guide.
For me this wasn't just about following another desert river valley, though. Seeing the rugged existence of the villagers along the Tamzrit Gorge... in contrast with the fertile Amzrit Valley, cut off from the world, gave me flashes of images of what humanity has been like over the last 10,000 years... and what we will be like someday when modern civilization crumbles.
An amazing ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsLes Jardins de Skoura
A lit bit of paradise in the palm valley, superb rooms, food, beautiful animals and a wonderful hospitable owner. Thoroughly recommend
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