Travel Blogs from Zagora
So, the time came and at 7,15am, i met the guy who booked my Desert trip. He took me to the square where i met up with 9 others, and we started the long 6 hour plus trip to Zagora, the desert.
On route, we stopped at a Kasbah, built in 1100AD, by Moroccan berbers, AND the Jews.
A fantastic mini village settelment, made up of small rooms and passage ways, made from mud, straw and pebbles.
This place, has a magical charm, and has ...
... smoking cessation program, and is working to expose all the health issues that come along with it. Another is a program that provides 300 Dh per child in order to help cover education costs and encourage parents to send them to school. (It's common for families that rely on agriculture to keep their children home to help out.)
... and the ride was enjoyable. Although the Sahara was basically just miles and miles of sand, there was very cool scenery. It was nothing like we had ever seen in the United States. Our tour consisted of about ten people and two instructors.At first it was kind of scary being around such a large animal, but once we got used to it, we had a really good time
... parts, unlike the cities in Morocco where there’s a beggar practically on every corner.
I opt for a change of scenery and dive into the oasis for a while following the labyrinth of paths people use to reach their plots of land.
... share rides with.
Our last day saw us scrubbed raw in a hammam. A series of bathing rooms, each one hotter than the last. Women tended to the dirt on our bodies. I have never been so clean in my life, my flesh was pink and vulnerable. The owner of the hammam wore a racy red thong and joked with the others, something she said in Arabic ended in her getting a friendly smack on her heavy breasts from her howling friend. The ...