Travel Blogs from Agdez, Morocco

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First you see Ouerzazate, then you die., Ouerzazat, Morocco travel blog

First you see Ouerzazate, then you die.

A travel blog entry by hippler

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... Sahara's edge. From here we'd take a camel trek and camp in a Bedouin tent. It's one of those "must do's" when traveling in Morocco.  But it wasn't meant to be.  We went out for breakfast just in front of the hotel and when we got back, ...

Arabian nights, Agdez, Morocco travel blog

Arabian nights

A travel blog entry by beckerworldtrip

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... many floors they will need. Farther out from the city the concrete and rebar changes to the mud brick style that defines the real Morocco. It wasn’t too long before all the construction we saw was in this style, and we would live among it for this ...

Caids and Kasbahs!, Agdez, Morocco travel blog

Caids and Kasbahs!

A travel blog entry by roamingfree

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... are being lost because the cost to restore is far greater than the cost to build a new place to live.  When Morocco gained its independence, it replaced the old feudal system with a more modern ministerial system.  I guess some of the Caids ...

Agdz Bivouac dans la palmeraie, Agdez, Morocco travel blog

Agdz Bivouac dans la palmeraie

A travel blog entry by quatrequart

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Agdz, petit village berbere ou l on a fait une petite escale dans sa palmeraie pour y passer la nuit. nous avons fait la rencontre de Sekou un directeur d ecole que l on reverra surment a notre retour inch allah ...

Naar de vallei van de Dra, Agdz, Morocco travel blog

Naar de vallei van de Dra

A travel blog entry by matini

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Met een tikkeltje weemoed hebben we de oase van rust, de camping Borg Biramane, richting Tata en Foum Zguid verlaten en belanden in Agdz. Het hele traject verloopt doorheen een grindwoestijn. Ter hoogte van het dorp Tissinnt vloeien 2 rivieren samen, de ...

1111 A Fateful Decision (Mor 353), Ait Abdellah, Morocco travel blog

1111 A Fateful Decision (Mor 353)

A travel blog entry by nathanphil

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Day 053 : 2 hours, 1.8 kms After Ait Mellikt, there's a road which leads to a bridge across the river—my last chance to cross the river in who know how long.  It would be much more sensible to cross to the other side, where there is public ...

shit, shit, shit..., Tanamrout, Morocco travel blog

shit, shit, shit...

A travel blog entry by debdeb80

Qui vit de rien peut toujours vivre... cf "Les Hommes de la ...

dattes et datiers, Tanamrout, Morocco travel blog

dattes et datiers

A travel blog entry by debdeb80

Nous campons un peu plus loin dans la palmeraie, histoire de nous loigner de l'attrape-touriste... Je pose ma tente sous un datier et au petit matin, je n'ai qu' tendre le bras pour me rgaler de dattes!! ...

piste, Agdez, Morocco travel blog

piste

A travel blog entry by debdeb80

Piste Oued pour rejoindre Agdz... tranquille et agrable... la mort qui ...

1109 Getting lost in the Oasis (Mor 351), Tergelman, Morocco travel blog

1109 Getting lost in the Oasis (Mor 351)

A travel blog entry by nathanphil

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Day 053 : 3 hours, 2.3 kms The next village is just a short distance away and, after doing a loop around I don't feel like retracing my steps, so I head off into in the wrong direction, into the oasis farm plots, figuring I’ll figure a path out of ...

Happy New Year, Agdz, Morocco travel blog

Happy New Year

A travel blog entry by inanna

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So, Ihr Lieben, ihr habt vielleicht schon gemerkt, dass hier in Marokko nicht soviel von mir zu hren ist. Aber "No News" sind ja gewhnlich "Good News". Und so ist es auch! Ich hab mich hier so wahnsinnig schnell integriert und die lokale ...

Into the 'real' Morocco, Agdz, Morocco travel blog

Into the 'real' Morocco

A travel blog entry by thepedro

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A Agdz, c est la fete!, Agdez, Morocco travel blog

A Agdz, c est la fete!

A travel blog entry by petitexpress

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Apres une journee de taxi, nous sommes arrives tous les quatre a Agdz sans trop savoir ce qui nous attendait. Nous sommes atterris dans un genre de camping berbere ou il n y avait pas d electricite et les murs etaient faits de terre cuite, le stricte ...

1123 Breakfast with the Village Chief (Mor 365), Igdaoun, Morocco travel blog

1123 Breakfast with the Village Chief (Mor 365)

A travel blog entry by nathanphil

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Day 055: 3 hours, 2.3 kms The next series of town are packed so closely together I'm just going to count them as one town. I stop to ask a well dressed fellow coming out of his house the name of the town, and, even though he’s in a hurry, he ...

Hello, Agdz, Morocco travel blog

Hello

A travel blog entry by inanna

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A few pics from Ina - courtesy of Joscha. Hope you are all well! I am! Ina ...

1120 Adding on One last Town (Mor 362), Tinegza, Morocco travel blog

1120 Adding on One last Town (Mor 362)

A travel blog entry by nathanphil

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Day 054 : 4 hours, 2.3 kms I take a quick walk up through Tinezga to the barren gently sloping plains between the hills and the oasis.  Here I enjoy a peaceful little concert as dusk sets in and boys play football nearby.  I must admit it is ...

1117 Another Quick Town (Mor 359), At Tiourhza, Morocco travel blog

1117 Another Quick Town (Mor 359)

A travel blog entry by nathanphil

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Day 054 : 1 hour, 1.8 kms Down along the edge of the "sea of green" and up again, I quickly find myself in yet another mud castle/village.  Here I opt for a change of style, doing an alley video clip rather than my typical panoramic view ...

dreaming of climbing in Todra Gorge, Todra Gorge, Morocco travel blog

dreaming of climbing in Todra Gorge

A travel blog entry by gouldi

We stopped for a day at Todra Gorge, a stunning place with cliffs jutting straight up either side of a road and small river. And ahhhhhh, the climbing here looks spectacular, with bolted 300m long routes all over the place! What I'd have given for a ...

1118 Last Berber Village (Mor 360), Irhfi, Morocco travel blog

1118 Last Berber Village (Mor 360)

A travel blog entry by nathanphil

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Day 054 : 2 hours, 2.2 kms While exploring my next village, I meet a friendly fellow who gives me some very interesting information about this town:  "This is the last Berber village.  The next village down the road is an Arab one." This comes ...

Escape from the desert, Er Rachidea, Morocco travel blog

Escape from the desert

A travel blog entry by raymondc

We got up early and the auberge called a share taxi for us. They then changed their mind and said if walked to the village it would be quicker to get a taxi. Up until now they had agreed we could find transport direct to Erfoud, which would enable us to ...

Moroccan hospitality, Er Rachidea, Morocco travel blog

Moroccan hospitality

A travel blog entry by raymondc

On our way out on Friday we stopped at a small shop near the hotel to see if they could repair the little radio we had bought. The tuner was no longer working. The technician took it apart and adjusted it a few times and managed to get it working, at ...

Day 1: Ruins, Mountains and Palm Forests, Agdz, Morocco travel blog

Day 1: Ruins, Mountains and Palm Forests

A travel blog entry by superhikes

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... village. Everybody shares freely with everybody, but nobody exploits this to take advantage of other people. In much of Morocco, this complete generosity and hospitality has been disappearing, because there are people who exploit the system to freeload ...

1124 Hiking with the Schoolboys (Mor 366), Aguebt, Morocco travel blog

1124 Hiking with the Schoolboys (Mor 366)

A travel blog entry by nathanphil

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Day 055: 2 hours, 2.4 kms Continuing on to the next town, some of the boys offer to accompany me. Since I've been guilty of contributing to truancy a couple times before I remind them that their supposed to be in class.  "Oh, we just got off ...

At Benhaddou, At Benhaddou, Morocco travel blog

At Benhaddou

A travel blog entry by explorer_harvey

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 At Benhaddou is very hard to describe as anything but a paradise, deep into Morocco, and close to the Algerian border, this city built on a hill like a fortress, it reminded me of a setting for an ancient roman scene, this settlement has not ...

In the Garden, Agdz, Morocco travel blog

In the Garden

A travel blog entry by inanna

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Hello you, hope you're all nice and cosy inside! Yesterday we had a lovely day, nice and hot and no cold wind, but alas, it didn't stay that way! Today was freeeeezing.... In summer mode I went awalking through our oasis yesterday; "I'm going to the ...

Trek Day 7 (Booooooo), Agdz, Morocco travel blog

Trek Day 7 (Booooooo)

A travel blog entry by cowles

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Wow. What an amazing experience we just had. Not only is Morocco just an experience in itself, but this trek has allowed us to see things and experience the people and culture like never before. It has changed travel for us yet again.  Today was our ...

1114 Village with a View (Mor 356), Ouzagood, Morocco travel blog

1114 Village with a View (Mor 356)

A travel blog entry by nathanphil

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Day 054 : 1 hour, 2.7 kms I follow the road as it winds up the hillside giving me a great panoramic view of the region.  On the other side of the river is a wide flood plain with sparse vegetation, giving it a different feel from the normal view of ...

1108 The Draa Valley Hike, Part 2 (Mor 350), At Hamou ou Sad, Morocco travel blog

1108 The Draa Valley Hike, Part 2 (Mor 350)

A travel blog entry by nathanphil

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Day 053 : 6 hours, 5.8 kms Less than two weeks after my South Desert adventure, I'm off on another 4 day adventure.  And I know exactly what I want:  I want to do another Superhike.  Doing that Souss Valley Superhike felt really good, ...

1112 Nighttime in the Middle of Nowhere (Mor 354), Ait Sukt, Morocco travel blog

1112 Nighttime in the Middle of Nowhere (Mor 354)

A travel blog entry by nathanphil

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Day 053 : 4 hours, 6.5 kms The next town is just a tiny hamlet that takes just a few minutes to walk through.  I see a man sitting in front of a house and ask in Arabic, "excuse me, what's the name of this village?" “Why do you want to ...

1115 The Date Market (Mor 357), Ouaouzagour, Morocco travel blog

1115 The Date Market (Mor 357)

A travel blog entry by nathanphil

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... their dates. I remember a discussion I had with a fellow in Boudnib last summer who said "it’s a real pity that Morocco with its millions and millions of palm trees still imports dates from other countries like Tunisia."   Now I want to ...

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