Les Jardins Du Draa
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Outdoor pool
- Swimming pool
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"The first condition of understanding a foreign country is to smell it." (Rudyard Kipling)
Only about 200 km (incl. deviations) across difficult grounds today all the way to Zagora. On the road at 8 am, we left Ouarzazate via the Skoura palm grove driving off piste to enjoy authentic Morocco in all its pride and beauty.
... and rode the remainder of the journey with them. It was a little tricky trying take photos at times...but I managed to get a few great shots.
The ride took us an hour to get to the camp which was long enough, the camp was over a last sand dune climb, it looked pretty cool from afar. getting off the beasts was about as entertaining as getting on them. Our legs felt wobbly and our rear ends were not that happy either. Jaoid escorted us to our tent to get settled ...
... ourselves almost surrounded at one point by 4x4s and scrambler motorbikers stirring up the sand with their tyres. They seemed to be based out of some ramshackle mud houses within a long and wide strip of the poisonous gourd trees. Lahsen explains that when the rain comes down off the mountains once a year it washes along here in a wide river, and takes with it all the dwellings which are then rebuilt annually. As the sun beats down, we trek on and begin our climb. I ...
... goats and camels. Now they’ve become more sedentary, some obtaining land along the fertile Draa Valley and becoming farmers, others travelling to the city in search of work, others relying on tourism for a living—but they’ve still maintained their cultural distinction.
Here in Tignouite, are some of the last patches of cultivated plots… and even these I suspect go barren during the dry spells. ...
... To the southeast, is a vast open plain with a vast swath of green is line with swaths of barren tan.
Down below to my right is a large wall walled in cemetery—a Jewish cemetery I’m told… a relic of another time in history, when a large number of Jews lived peacefully among the people here—even creating their own dialect unique to the Jews of this ...