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Digital Subscriptions > Travel Africa > July-September 2016 (75) > Road to Imelghas

Road to Imelghas

Alan Palmer has travelled to Morocco around 30 times since his first ascent of Jebel Toubkal nearly 40 years ago. Here he recalls a visit to a Berber village in the High Atlas Mountains

Dear Reader,

There are no buses to Imelghas, so we squeeze into a communal taxi at Azilal. There are six of us in all, each one anxious to reach Aït Bou Guemez (about 100km east of Marrakech as the Bonelli’s eagle flies) before the sun sets and the High Atlas Mountains plunge into freezing darkness. As is the norm these days, we must either share the four passenger seats or walk. Long ago we did walk, but that was before the new tarmac strip joined the concrete towns of the northern plains with bustling Souk el Had, our valley’s precious weekly market.

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