Ouzoud Waterfalls (French: Cascades d'Ouzoud) (110 m high) are located in the Grand Atlas village of Tanaghmeilt, in the province of Azilal, 150 km north-east of Marrakech, in Morocco.
It is the most visited site of the region. In the vicinity, Green valleys, mills, orchards and a superb circuit of the gorges of the El Abid River (in Arabic, "Slaves' River" ), are found.
Ouzoud is the Berber word for "olive", referring to the nearby olive trees.
The bottom of the falls is accessible through a shaded path of olive trees. At the summit of the falls, there exist a dozen of old small mills that are still in use. In the twilight, one can observe whole troops of monkeys. One can also follow a narrow and difficult track leading to the road of Beni Mellal while descending the gorges from the "wadi el-Abid" by a canyon sometimes which one does not distinguish the bottom with nearly 600 meters.
Many local and national associations lead projects to protect and preserve the site.
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AROBN54 (11473) 2010-08-24 21:08
Now those would be some falls to see... Beautiful shot! Falls off centered, rocks in the FG, lovely light and exposure, nice detail. I especially like your ISO so that it still looks mad moving and not like pouring milk. That's a fine shot. Many thanks and kindest wishes.
halilguven (417) 2010-08-25 5:02
Güzel kadraj. Niya az yorum almış anlayamadım.
zmey (7335) 2010-08-25 13:22
Darned... I'm envious now. I missed this gorgeous spot, when I visited Morocco. That cascade is amazing!
- Copyright: Thiago Figueiredo (tjfigueiredo) (169)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2010-04-07
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Sony Alpha 200, Sony 18-70 f:3.5-5.6, HOYA 55mm UV
- Exposure: f/10.0, 1/160 seconds
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- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2010-08-24 15:24