Planet Home: Season 1
The Atlas Kasbah
Season 1, Episode 14 • Documentary, 16-Apr-2015
Only a few kilometres away, in a Berber village, in the heart of the UNESCO-protected biosphere nature reserve of Arganeraie, lays an exemplary guest accommodation concept.
Hassan and Hélène Aboutayeb wanted to develop the idea of sustainable tourism on a human scale. In 2006, they launched this green guesthouse, the Atlas Kasbah, which stands out with its architecture that is nothing short of an ancient fortress.
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