Explore the lifestyle of Berber and arabic people and take a part in nomadic activities tagounite, Marocco

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Explore the lifestyle of Berber and arabic people and take a part in nomadic activities tagounite, Marocco

  • Marker details
  • DescriptionMy name is Salah. I am 28 years old. I live in a small village in the province of Zagoura, Tagounite. The village is well-known for its tranquality and modesty of the few people who live here. The village is located in a very popular oasis in the area whose name is KTAWA. The oasis is surrounded by mountains and rivers.The village is located in the south-east of Morocco. Our ancestors used to live here for decades before most people immigrated to cities because of the draught and water-shortage. But we ( inherit of our ancestors) decided to come back to our origins and face all the difficulties. The village has some old buildings and Kasabahs that shows the real historical monuments that are left and traced by our ancestors.
    For nature and landscape, there are unique landings to grow wheat and palm trees that give dates. There are some wells that are used as water resources. For animals, there are sheep, goats, and chicken. Our ancestors used to herd sheep before they settled down here. Besides, there are many numerous traditions related to the nomadic and our life here . You will learn these traditio Ins by living them, you will be a part of us. The traditions are left as surprises for you to experience and explore them by doing them. We can communicate using English, French, a little of Spanish. More than that, I can teach you some familiar expressions of Tamazight language and Arabic language to use with my family and when meeting the locals.
    Learning how to prepare traditional tea, traditional food, and dancing with music is the most attractive part of my host.
    For work, You will work only for three hours and the other time is yours to learn our traditions and explore the old kasabah. We would like to repair our old house, making bricks, building walls, digging a well, taking care of our farm and picking the dates from palm trees. Herding sheep and feeding them.
    I can't wait to meet you dear
  • LocationMorocco, DrĂ¢a-Tafilalet, Zagora Province

  • Work
  • Type of work Animal care
    Art project
    Charity work
    Cooking / Shopping
    Help in the house
    Help with computers / internet
    Help with eco project
    Language practice
  • Hours per day For work you will work only four,there hours and the other time is yours to learn our traditions and explore the old kasbah.we would like to repair our old house,meaking break, building walls, digging a well,taking kare of our farm and picking the dates.
  • Work requirements: Our goal is learning from each other.thus the tasks you will be doing will be part of learning and exploring my own culture and the life of our ancestors.it is not hard and will be lasting for only three hours a day while the weekends are off,here are some help we need:
    1- Making bricks
    2- Constracting and building related to repairing the old house.
    3- Herding sheep and feeding them
    4- Decorating the garden
    5- Sharing cooking traditions.
    6- Picking dates from palm trees.
  • Host's preferences
  • Availability: Send a message to inquire.
  • Duration of stay: Month
  • Maximum number of helpers: 5
  • Last minute requests: Okay
  • Host
  • Languages:English,spanish,french,berber
  • Has pets? cats
  • Smokes at home? No
  • Accommodation: We have a big house made up of four bedrooms and kitchen.in front of the house there is a big farm, there is also the terrace.volunteers will have their own places for them like mattress, pillows and blankets. About the food we share it together.
  • Additional info
  • How to get Tagounite
    There are many buses,Taxis..
    I recommend that you take the CTM buses coming from casablanca Marrakech, Ourzazate.The CTM leaves Marrakech at 11:00 a.m o'clock and arrives to tagounite at 21:00 p.m .You can ask the taxi driver to pick you up to the CTM STATION .CTM IS ALWAYS ON TIME AND RELIABLE. THE BUS COMES DIRECTLY TO TAGOUNITE. I WILL BE IN TOUCH WITH YOU THE WHOLE ROAD.
    once you arrive to tagounite .you will find me in the CTM station to drive you home to relax,have a bath.