The contrast between the lush cultivated date palmeries and the bone dry scree of the valley walls was never more clearly shown than along this track.
You can see the bright green well watered palmery, with almond blossom poking through and some simple walls to keep the water in. It's bordered by the rough track along which a landrover meanders. Across that thin ribbon all is parched and empty.
I like the complete contrast in this part of Morocco. What water they do have they really make use of...
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