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Draa Valley

The Draa Valley is a ribbon of green stretching from the city of Ouzazarte to the edge of the desert. Stopping for lunch we climbed up a shale hillock to get this spectacular view of our route. In the foreground are our 3 vehicles and lunch!

Below are some other extracts from my sketchbook...

Below us we can see where the green cultivation ended abruptly at the roadway...

On another day we stopped by a dried out wadi. One bike is turned over to fix a puncture. A man on a donkey rides past and the occasional date palm offers some shade from the high midday temps of Februray...

End of a hard day's cycling and the valley spread out below. Time to reach for a pencil and pad....

water colour. pencil 2006. Timmy Mallett size (inc mount and frame) 21 x 18" 54cm x 45cm

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