The Great Oasis Valleys Travel Guide
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Morocco without the Sahara is like Switzerland without the Alps, and a trip to the desert is fundamental to an understanding of the country. After you've seen the Atlas Mountains, followed by gorges, oases, palmeries, and kasbahs, a trip down to the desert may seem a long way to go to reach nothing, and some Moroccans and travelers will warn you against it. Don't listen to them. The void you encounter in the Sahara will remind you why prophets and sages sought the desert to purge and purify themselves.
Hotels on the southern oasis routes generally range from mediocre to primitive, with several charming spots and a few luxury establishments thrown in. Come...read more
Far from the set-menu Moroccan cuisine of the urban palaces, the fare along the southern oasis routes leans to hearty tagines and couscous. Harira is more...read more
Things To Do in The Great Oasis Valleys
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