Star-gazing in Morocco, 9th – 24th October 2012

Dunes at Erg Chebbi

Dunes at Erg Chebbi

Following our successful Star-Gazing Journey through Morocco in March 2011, we will again be exploring mountains and desert, with an emphasis on naked-eye observation of the stars. This time we will be guided by Ian Bailey, who leads astronomy courses in various Bio-Dynamic Training Courses in U.K. and has a regular star column on the B.D.A.A. website.

We will trek together in the High Atlas, search for fossils in the Anti- Atlas and meander in the Sahara, meeting with Berber people and their culture. And every night we will explore the endless wonders of the dusk, the night sky and the glowing dawn. We chose our dates around the New Moon, when sky is clearest, and will study the dynamic interplay of Sun, Moon and Zodiac through the course of the year. Our nature-experiences will be enriched through colour-work and planet-eurythmy ( an art of movement).

The Atlas Mountains

The Atlas Mountains

We will take time to share our individual impressions and experiences, and deepen these. This journey will provide a refreshing and widening outlook, which trustfully will give each of us a transformed and creative new approach to life. Experienced star-gazers and novices will find an equally rich tapestry to explore.

The Journey will be organised by Larry and Juliette Leighton. Juliette is a Eurythmy Therapist who was born in Morocco, growing up there till she was 14. Larry has developed a strong connection to Morocco and has a life-long love of travel, teaching, craftwork and Adult Learning.

Cost: £1,200 per person, inclusive of:

  • accommodation*
  • evening meals and breakfasts
  • all costs in mountains
  • transport in Morocco
  • geology outings
  • good local guides, etc.

This cost is based on between 10 and 12 participants.
A Deposit of £200 will secure a place for you on this exciting adventure.

*We will stay in special places overnight, where we will be able to experience the character of the surroundings.

Not included in the above price:

  • Air fare to Morocco
  • travel insurance
  • lunches while on road and in town (-to give time and space for individual exploration and rest.)

For further information and to book, please contact Larry Leighton via this form, call him on Tel: (0044) (0)1453 755370
or write to him at:
Flat C,
Thrupp House,
Gunhouse Lane,
Stroud, Glos.
GL5 2DD, England