The region is called Tafilalet, in the south-east
of Morocco, between the High Atlas and the desert.
This is Berber country, a people of age-old wisdom
who have adapted to and overcome the harsh environment.
Dar el Janoub is close to the Merzouga oasis, and
from its terraces can be seen the dunes of Erg Chebbi,
where the most beautiful, evocative Sahara begins.
There are two ways to reach it from Rissani, the
the more adventurous, there is
53-km route along tracks to the village of
Taouz, close to the Algerian frontier.
· By tarmacked road, a 30-km
drive from Rissani to Dar el Janoub.