Eco-Travel


Search the Ancient Desert of the Draa Valley and Finally Unwind

Some spots on earth are not well known to many outsiders, and yet they hold natural wonders that inspire with their sheer aura of mystery. Morocco's Draa Valley is such a place, where you can stay in a hotel with a courtyard door that opens into the Sahara. — By Pamela Grant

Should your heart be telling you to take an exotic trip into unknown parts, think of the Draa Valley. It is a land of oases lying below the Atlas Mountains in deep south Morocco and above the Sahara desert. This is not a place where you find amusement parks and concert halls. Instead, you will find Kasbahs evoking ancient times when feuding nomadic tribes built high walls around their to....