Credit: Alan Keohane, Provided by: Kasbah du Toubkal
Many of us travel because it connects us to other cultures and nature, and a different perspective is the secret of creativity. When we return, home is still the same, but something in our hearts and minds have been changed, and that changes everything.
As conscious travellers, we prefer ‘homes away from home’ that offer a more conscious way to travel and promote authentic local experiences, create joy around being healthy and provide a high standard of comfort,
nurturing and wellbeing in a sustainable way.
Imlil, Asni, near Marrakech, Morocco, Morocco
Since 1989, I have traveled the world to meet people, see places, watch, listen & learn, write, take pictures & share.
As the CEO of the Walking Connection and iConquer Adventures, I lead our company team that has creates walking and hiking based adventures in more than 20 countries around the world. We create guided and unguided small group and independent FIT based travel adventures as well as team-oriented adventures that are utilized by nonprofit organizations (NGO) as awareness and fundraising campaigns. Post pandemic, our emphasis has shifted to the creation of “personal environments,” within our style of travel.
With genuine warmth, care, and consideration for the local community, the Kasbah extends its impact far beyond its own footprint. As part of its residency, the Kasbah and its ownership are key founders and supporters of EFA Morocco, which provides housing for young girls to access secondary education.
Kasbah owner, Mike McHugo, Walking Connection’s Jo Ann Taylor and EFA Morocco’s Asni #3 Head Mentor and House Mother Khadija Oukattou share and appreciate the extraordinary graduation rates of the students in her care.
EYE CANDY – Just steps away from the front entrance of the Kasbah lies the dramatic and diverse landscapes of Morocco’s High Atlas Mountains. An afternoon exploring the rugged mountains paves the way for a relaxing hammam and sumptuous authentic Berber themed dinner.
We love adventure, and Morocco delivers more than you can imagine. In this region, the Kasbah du Toubkal is the center of the adventure universe. This is the main road leading into the property.
This festive season, and whenever you travel, choose a different way to give.
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