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We rode through irrigated date palm forests for miles on end.
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Orbea Travel will have you riding all day long, but will intersperse catered snacks and lunches along the way.
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One of our group, after a hard day's riding, resting against that night's lodgings: Moroccan tents sitting on Berber rugs.
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Our lunch stops would pop out of nowhere. Here, we crested a pass to find our lunch awaiting.
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Slowman descending above and beyond his capacity.
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We're just about to enter an acacia forest, with camels browsing.
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Group riding in the Anti-Atlas.
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A post-lunch chat with Suzanne Karklins and Mrs. Slowman before commencing an afternoon of riding.
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Lunch, after a hard descent, before a ride through an acacia forest.
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This photo was taken at about 7200' above sea level. This switchback road got very rocky, and dropped unabated for about 4000 vertical feet.
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The Atlas Mountains can be heavily forested, or they can look like Mars, depending on the elevation and rain patterns.
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Orbea's serendipitous outdoor demo for the villagers took place in this town.
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Orca/Orbea's Suzanne Karklins and Juan Carlos Nájera, side-by-side grinding it out.
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There was a lot of climbing, but there was also a lot of this: extensive flats through the desert.
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Juan Carlos shares a moment with Charles Aaron of Team OptumHealth. Snow had already fallen in the high Atlas.
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You will not go hungry on an Orbea Travel adventure.
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Willy (right) shares the road, and some advice, with Slowman.
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Willy tows Charles Aaron through a grove of date palms.
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At Tizi n'Tazezert, a high pass in the Anti-Atlas, 2300m in elevation.