Les Jardins de Skoura
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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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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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 …
... seen the hot bread being cooked in the wood oven we were delighted to be eating it! Fruit, freshly baked bread, flat bread and omelette, the food just kept on coming. Freshly squeezed juice, coffee, tea and an amazing view up and down the valley... Did we mention Morocco is the country that just keeps on giving, whenever we thought we had experienced the highlight of the trip another highlight evolved.
Feeling content after such an impressive breakfast 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 ...
... I hadn’t yet grasped the significance of an "uninterrupted trail of footprints" and alternated between walking and clambering aboard the clunky vans that that haul folks back and forth to the weekly market.
Now looking at the map, I know this could easily be a Superhike if I could just patch those hike segments together. This would be a cool addition to my collection of Superhikes. Unlike the other Superhikes which are in areas well known ...
... 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 ...