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How to make the best of two days trekking over Tafraoute

  Tafraoute is also home to spectacular Morocco trekking, when the High Atlas is covered in snow. It’s a glorious morning in Ameln valley, perhaps a little too warm for this milder- than- usual November. Leaving Tafraoute behind, Lion’s Head is winking at us. Or so it seems from down here. The lush valley spreads …

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Kasbah & Dar Hnini – Eden on the way to Erg Chigaga

Now the Moroccan south has its own luxury kasbah, a perfect location half way between Marrakech and Erg Chigaga dunes. But this is not just another kasbah turned guesthouse story. It’s personal. And it’s inspiring. Why personal: the owner of the house spent his childhood therein and returned decades after to restore it and create …

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Tafraoute – a wonder away from tourist trails

Lunar landscapes, pink washed kasbahs and… painted rocks. If Titans of Greek mythology, those giant supernatural beings fighting gods, ever had played in their childhood at molding boulders and cleaving rocks, Tafraoute, a little town 3 hours drive south of Agadir, must have been their playground. One hardly ever tires of happening upon most peculiar …

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