From Saturday 27th February to Saturday 5th March 2016. Place: Essaouira region (Morocco). With Carme Bosch.
The goal of the course is to know how argania oil is made and learn the medicinal, cosmetic and culinary uses of this oil which is only produced in Morocco.
The course is given in the Essaouira region, at the Atlantic area of South Morocco where the argania grows. Several Berber families will teach us the different processes to obtain oil to cook or for cosmetic.
We will make trips to know the argania forests, the little villages and the beaches.
We will make several cosmetic products with argan oil!
We arrive at Marrakesh on Saturday 27th February at 18:40h. At the airport a minibus will be waiting for us, with a chauffeur and a guide, that will take us to Essaouira. We stay at Sidi Kaouki, a little hotel, located in front of the sea and next to the argania forests.
Sunday 28th February a family teaches us how is maken traditionally edible argan oil and amlou and we eat in their house. In the afternoon, we visit the city of Essaouira.
Monday 29th February in the morning we learn the industrial process of obtention of argan oil and in the afternoon, we visit the city of Essaouira.
Tuesday 1st March we walk all day through the argania forests with 2 camels.
Wednesday 2nd March in the morning we take a workshop to elaborate many cosmetic products with argan oil. In the afternoon, we visit various villages of fishermen like Inssoune and Tafedna.
Thursday 3rd March after lunch we part to Marrakesh, we stop to visit some cooperatives of argan oil.
Friday 4th and Saturday 5th March we visit Marrakesh. We return with the flight which leaves Marrakesh on Saturday at 19:05 hours.
Included: workshop, guide, car, chuaffeur, accommodation and meals.
Not included: Flight and meals in Marrakesh.
The approximate price of the flight for going and returning: 100€ with Ryanair. Departure in Girona.
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Carme Bosch is an educational of applied ethnobotanic and handmade master. In 1997 she created the Escola de les Flors in the town of Fontanilles (Baix Empordà) and since the same year she teaches workships of sensitivity to the vegetal world in primary and secondary schools and to adults from everywhere all over the country, She is the author of the books Essències, Dones d'aigua and Guia del Recol·lector.