Les Jardins de Skoura
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- Outdoor pool
- Non-smoking rooms
- 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 …
... seen the mini, dusty, cyclones sweeping across the dry, parched land but now whirring alongside us was huge sand cyclone and it seemed we’d left the desert just in time. Our next campsite was on the other side of the river but torrential rain had flooded the bridge making it impassable and causing traffic jam along the main road. Local people were digging channels to divert the rain from their mud brick homes and with no choice we turned ...
Having enjoyed dinner in yet another grand dining room we were so pleased to have an early night and get a solid sleep after our disrupted desert sleep. With a corner room, we left the windows open and enjoyed the soft breeze drifting through the room throughout the night. Gazing out the windows we found the clarity of the night sky brought it to life, the stars dancing against the crisp dark backdrop. We awoke to the most amazing views, the morning light ...
... Rock Bunting, Moussiers’ Redstart (a female – the only one of the trip) and Rock Dove on the road up to the pass and about 2 hours and 35 minutes after leaving the hotel we parking the car at the Café Assanfou at the high point on the pass, where we decided to get some breakfast.
We studied a bird singing in a tree outside the café ...
Actual Date: January 31, 2013
16 hrs, 25.7 kms
The next morning I have a race against the clock: First, hike from Skoura to Toundoute 22 kilometers across a flat, barren wasteland. Then catch a collective taxi back to Skoura… catch a collective taxi to Ouarzazate… catch a bus to Marrakech… Catch a late night bus to Casablanca to arrive sometime around midnight, giving myself some "elbow room" before I start work at 9 in the morning. ...