The High Atlas range is the highest in Morocco, rising to 4,167 m with the Toubkal djebel and forming a kind of 700 km long border, separating the warm and rather humid oceanic and subtropical climate from the semi desert and continental.
Today, the High Atlas is a land where Berber traditions and culture remain perennial. Far away from the modern roads, you can find the azibs (shepherds’ shelters in dry stones) and the small houses of douars that seem totally out of time, thrown here and there in this vast desert of altitude.
Here, hospitality is a founding principle. The Berbers welcome you in their improbable villages, built on the mountainside or at the bottom of a lush valley. They live in self-sufficiency, with so little, in a simplicity that invites us to reflect on our own way of life.
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