OPEN SESAME, AND OUT INTO THE DESERT

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The universe of the Draa Valley also deserves a complete book dedicated to it, because, on its two banks, the river feeds incomparably photogenic villages and fortified castles. As far as Zagora and Tamegroute, a center of knowledge, the flourishing library in a bare place where goats find it difficult to find a blade of hard grass.

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Draa Valley

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Draa Valley

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Tamnougalt.

Un des plus grands ksars du Draa, sur sa rive gauche. Le fleuve, issu du Haut-Atlas, va bientôt se perdre sous le sable et les roches mais il donne encore la vie à des dizaines d’oasis.

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Tamnougalt.

The quality of the interior decoration, very inspired by the Fassi palaces, proves that it was the property of a powerful lord. Raw brick imitates the city arcades from Granada…

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Tamegroute potters lighting the ovens

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The potters of Tamegrout lighting the ovens

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A potter of Tamegrout e

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After, it's very far

So direction Tissint and Tata by Foum Zguid

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The badlands of Tissint or found refuge Charles de Foucault

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Tissint: Hands adorned with henna like a territory map ...

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The Badlands of Tissint

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A young Tissint woman

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A family of Tata

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Tissint musicians

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Daily work at Tata

To go further south

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To return to the East

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