Les Jardins de Skoura
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- Non-smoking rooms
- Outdoor pool
- Swimming pool
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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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 …
... different rustic hues, we found the deep red rock surrounding us was softer with the early shadows of the day, again the contrast of the vibrant oasis along the valley floor really enhanced the panorama. We had a steady stream of local villagers parading past us on their way to or from work, often carrying loads of hay either in sacks draped across their shoulders and down their backs or on their mules.
We met on the terrace for breakfast and enjoyed a ...
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 ...
... will probably remember “Oh Vic, I’ve fallen.” and will understand why we were amused.
We didn’t get a look at the flock of finches that were quite mobile in the area and the Martins were also too distant to identify but there was no doubt about the African Blue Tit, our first new species of the trip, although we ...
... 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 ...