M'goun Trek, Morocco, June

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Koutoubia Mosque, Marrakesh, photo by Mike Goodyer The road to Agouti Lunchtime preparations Agouti, getting ready for the off Team ready for the off! On the way to Arous, our first camp, photo by Mike Goodyer Day 2 start for the first pass, photo by Mike Goodyer Morning snack at the first pass on day 2 Crossing the hillside of cushions, photo by Ed Bramley At the second pass, photo by Mike Goodyer On the descent to the plateau, photo by Ed Bramley Idyllic camp on the high plateau Afternoon tea at the second day camp Ships of the desert drift pass in the dawn of day 3 Early start for the Mgoun summit, photo by Ed Bramley View at daybreak, photo by Mike Goodyer Rashid, our guide, photo by Mike Goodyer First view of the summit, photo by Mike Goodyer On the ridge to the top, photo by Mike Goodyer Last push to the top, photo by Mike Goodyer On the Mgoun summit, photo by Ed Bramley Descent on the screes, photo by Mike Goodyer More camels down at the river, photo by Judy Renshaw Riverside campsite at end of day 3, photo by Rick Snell Early breakfast on day 4, Muleteers and the loads pass us Walking through the 'slag heaps' Approaching the villages and valleys again Lunch in a cool glade Walking through irrigated meadows The road is coming! The modern way of moving mules and kit? Camp at end of day 4 Setting off throught the first gorge on day 5 Traditions still run deep Walking through valleys, villages and Kasbahs Bypassing villages Walking through the second gorge In the gorge Valley opens up to farming Traditional village, but electricity has arrived Walking along a modern water course The final stretch on the road - nearly there! Overniight Hotel The team after the last dinner. Entering the souk in Marrakech. Livley Medina in the evening, photo by Ed Bramley Farewell supper in Marrakesh, photo by Ed Bramley

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