Walking in the Atlas Mountains

15 May to 28 May 2004.

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Gorge du Dades

Village market.


Doigts des Singes.
People prepare, in various ways, for the walk.


Setting off over the bridge.


Spectacular rock formations.


Looking at a Berber cemetery.


A kasbah (fortified house).


Local life

Watering sheep and goats.


A herd of goats rushes past us in Death Canyon.



The valley road almost blocked by debris washed from a side-valley.
(We had recently walked down the same valley)


Aït Ourir

Relaxing by the swimming pool.


The pool being set up for a wedding celebration.


A waterfall passed on one of our walks.


Local village, blending into the earth from which it was constructed.


Abdul, our guide for the trip.


A gift of mint tea.
Given to us by a local village headman.


Local children....


....and the camera which was fascinating them.


Marrakech visit

The tanneries.


Walking through the back streets.


A Gunsmith at work.


Cobblers making shoes.


Visit to the Medersa.
Sharif making a point.


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