Mountains Of Morocco: Day 10

We’ll have a short walk down to Imlil, where we meet our transport for the drive to the Atlantic coast reaching Tafedna after approximately 5 hours.

DO YOU KNOW: What Hollywood film starring Brad Pitt was partially filmed in the village of Imlil?

ANSWER: Seven Years in Tibet

DID YOU KNOW: On 17 August, 1995 following 70 millimetres (2.8 in) of rainfall in just 2.5 hours, the village of Imlil was catastrophically flooded. A six-metre wall of water washed down the surrounding valleys, with a reported 27 times the average volume of water. Official figures state that up to 150 people, including 20-60 tourists, perished. The villagers experienced significant losses to food stocks and agricultural lands, as well as a depleted tourist industry over the ensuing months.

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