this immensity Aïr mountains have very contrasted colours.
Marble mountains, blue or white, are seen along the way, sometimes as
if they were surging out of dunes.
When reaching the Tezizek well, hills around the wadi are covered with
paintings showing vanished species.
The arrival in this oasis is spectacular : in a few meters, one goes from
an arid universe to a green valley.
oasis is surrounded by granite mountains where monkeys live. It is a genuine
paradise, kept cool by gardens irrigated through a centuries-old wooden
pulley system under palm trees. Tuareg farmers from the Kel-Oui grow there
all sorts of cereals and of vegetables, and fruit trees develop in the
shade of the gardens. One can even find grapes. Aïr
mountains are a variety of arid and rocky spaces, green wadis, flourished
gardens, and volcanic peaks erected against the sky as if to show us the