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... is comprised of a mix of old Arab and Berber artifacts dating back anywhere from 50 to hundreds of years. There are some truly incredible items there like old guns and daggers and remarkably ornate mirrors and doors. He even went as far to follow us out to the car trying to get us to pull the trigger on an old door. But our favorite ...
... gate and made our way up steps and down narrow alleys.
We entered one of the 6 Kasbahs (family homes) where one lady, who lives there, gave us an informal tour. Her family has lived there for generations. UNESCO has given this place a substantial face-lift since we were here 17 years ago. Ten families live in the kasbah and only 11 years ago did the people get water and plumbing. Water is piped in for 10 km and originates in the ...
... tip of hose onto the valve. Sort of works. Moroccan style!
2 of the group Maurice & Marina, brought NO helmets. The guide didn't know what to do. There was a bit of shouting and Debbie got annoyed with me for not wanting to wear a helmet either. Finally, we set off free wheeling the first 18-20 kms down the mountain.
It was a cold, crisp morning with the promise of warmer temperatures looming. Sure enough, by lunch time ...
... allowed through their workshop where they showed us what they did with the pieces of stones they pulled from the earth. There is a big interrnational market for household items (sinks, tables etc) to be made with the fossil enriched slabs. Both of us were truely impressed with the workman ship, unfortunately we couldn't find a coffee table small enough to fit in our backpacks.
Lunch was at another roadside cafe which didn't look too special. But once again another ...
Day 087: 4 hours, 7.0 kms
I decide to go ahead and spend the night in Ouarzazate so I can spend much of the next day exploring the area a bit more. I wasn't all that impressed with Ouarzazate itself when I visited it 2 years ago—it’s more of a jumping off point for nearby areas… but I did notice a large town right across the river that I figure I should explore. So in the morning I head across town and onto the bridge across ...