Travel Blogs from Zagora, Morocco

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The legendary Sahara..., The Fucking Desert, Morocco travel blog

The legendary Sahara...

A travel blog entry by marktjhung

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... Dirham entry fee - I glean that they are mud-brick buildings in the form of an old city, much like the rest of Morocco that's not within a Kasbah. Maybe the interior would have provided some insight. But - really - when you really think about it really ...

The Whole Sahara..............., Zagora, Morocco travel blog

The Whole Sahara...............

A travel blog entry by morocco-reed

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... is a hotel that has telescopes on their rooftop so you can see the stars. Sahara Sky has the most expensive telescope in Morocco. We learned about some new constellations, saw baby stars, a couple Nebulas and some other moons. Hope You Enjoyed It!!!!! ...

Morocco - Riding camels through the Sahara, Zagora, Morocco travel blog

Morocco - Riding camels through the Sahara

A travel blog entry by sophiatravels

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... whole lot of information about the tour provided by our Riad, so we weren't completely sure what to expect. The drive from Marrakech to Zagora was a lot longer than we thought it would be! We set off at about 8am in the morning and didn't arrive in ...

Camels and a stone desert., Zagora, Morocco travel blog

Camels and a stone desert.

A travel blog entry by figiel

I have spent NYE's in some interesting places in the past, but was a little bit different again. Picture a nomad tribe of Barber people playing "local" instruments and singing "local" music. In the middle of nowhere, accessible by camels and sleeping in ...

Niestety, Zagora, Morocco travel blog

Niestety

A travel blog entry by rajzefiber

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Niestety blog na bierzaco nie moze byc uzupelniany.Powodem jest niedogodny dostep do internetu i francusko arabska klawiatura. Wszystko zajmuje za duzo czasu a zdjecia sie nie publikuja. Uzupelnimy po powrocie. Najblizsze nasze plany to 7 dni na ...

Heading South, i.e. driving into the heat, Zagora, Morocco travel blog

Heading South, i.e. driving into the heat

A travel blog entry by laurenandy

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... by two Belgian sisters, who speak good English (as well as French, Dutch, some Arabic because their family is from northern Morocco... many more languages than we speak). Today we drove about 400 km in our trusty Toyota Land Cruiser, through the mountains ...

From Diversity to Desert - To the South, Zagora, Morocco travel blog

From Diversity to Desert - To the South

A travel blog entry by sianeth

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... nothing more than wasteland. After the stork nests at the El Badi Palace I'm starting to think storks are somewhat revered in Morocco, and refusing to take a photo of them would not have been a wise option. Future stops were somewhat more expected, ...

The Desert Saga, Zagora, Morocco travel blog

The Desert Saga

A travel blog entry by sruof

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Timbuktu: 52 days by camel. So reads the sign at the entrance to Zagora; my bottom says 51 days and 22 hours to go. Picture it: me, in a 4 wheel drive, heading out into the Sahara for a night camping with the nomads. ME - all urban, all the way. In ...

Zagora, Zagora, Morocco travel blog

Zagora

A travel blog entry by bronwen

Zagora ...

The stars and the sahara, Merzouka, Morocco travel blog

The stars and the sahara

A travel blog entry by flowergyaru

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We have been in the Sahara desert, near the border with Algeria, for the last 4 days - completely out of contact with the outside world. We were picked up off the bus in El Rashidia (sp?) by Hassan and Isham and taken to their camp way in the middle of ...

Arabian Nights, Zagora, Morocco travel blog

Arabian Nights

A travel blog entry by beckano

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... what Stefano and I have come to call the Moroccan Driving Conundrum (although I know this phenomenon is not limited solely to Morocco, we have witnessed it in Egypt,Vietnam...even Italy!). SO, Why is it that virtually all tasks (except for daily ...

Sahara, Sahara, Morocco travel blog

Sahara

A travel blog entry by steve.brine

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I'll be damned if I was going to spend my 2nnd birthday in Marrakech alone. So I bought a 2 night ticket to the Sahara desert for a camp out. It would be on this trip that I meet Canadian Josh, the most influential and interesting travel buddy that I ...

Waking up in the Desert on Christmas Eve..., Zagora, Morocco travel blog

Waking up in the Desert on Christmas Eve...

A travel blog entry by sianeth

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... you can be in two such different places in the same day. It was such an awesome trip, we saw some completely unexpected parts of Morocco that we had no idea existed, all welcome surprises of course. I just wish we could have spent more time in the desert, ...

Periple dans le sud, Mhamid, Morocco travel blog

Periple dans le sud

A travel blog entry by quatrequart

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Mhamid, ville aux portes du desert sans trop d interet. Mais le desert est de toute beaute. ...

zagora Arret aux stands, Zagora, Morocco travel blog

zagora Arret aux stands

A travel blog entry by quatrequart

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Apres notre periple a Mhamid, nous avons eu quelques soucis avec le quatrequart. Un roulement d'alternateur, la galerie tordue... Zagora a ete la ville de toute nos surprises. Je vous raconte Arrivee a Zagora le mercredi soir, nous avons fait la ...

Erg Chebbi, Mazorga, Morocco travel blog

Erg Chebbi

A travel blog entry by bronwen

Erg ...

La dernière oasis..., mhamid, Morocco travel blog

La dernière oasis...

A travel blog entry by -sebastien-

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Descente de la vallée du Draa, 200 km de palmeraie, jusqu'a Mhamid, aux portes du ...

Zagora, aux portes du désert, Zagora, Morocco travel blog

Zagora, aux portes du désert

A travel blog entry by voyage-bellayer

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... thé chez lui. Et tiens c'est génial sa femme tisse de magnifique tapis! Alors on troc. Rencontre sympa.On arrive à Zagora, on s'installe dans un camping, Mustapha nous accueille simplement. En l'écoutant proposer un trek dans le désert à des ...

Day 6 - Essauoira, Zagora, Morocco travel blog

Day 6 - Essauoira

A travel blog entry by aliceshaw

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Had to take some immodium this morning... But back to normal now. Didn't stop me from eating a crêpe and roti made freshly for breakfast either! We had free time this morning so spent a couple of hours by the pool swimming and sunbathing, then ...

Day 7 - Marrakech, Zagora, Morocco travel blog

Day 7 - Marrakech

A travel blog entry by aliceshaw

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Had a very good sleep last night and sunburn actually not feeling too bad! Had two rotis for breakfast and then swam 80 lengths before heading into town starting with the silver shop. Bridget found me a rather useful companion for my French in the ...

Day 5 - Agadir, Zagora, Morocco travel blog

Day 5 - Agadir

A travel blog entry by aliceshaw

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The morning started a bit earlier than the others - we're all keen to get to Agadir where there is a pool and the sea! Had breakfast and packed up, then all piled onto the back of a pick-up truck for a 10 minute journey to the our bus. Gladiator is being ...

My first camel ride, Zagora, Morocco travel blog

My first camel ride

A travel blog entry by henniterness

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... chicken ones are ok. Not seeing anything else of this town.   We are supposed to ride our camel for 1.5 hours from Zagora to catch the sunset before dinner. Sadly, the sun already disappeared when we mount our wobbly new friends. Damn the speed of ...

Over The High Atlas Mountains, Zagora, Morocco travel blog

Over The High Atlas Mountains

A travel blog entry by wendy_wanders

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... with her and were sorry she couldn't travel to the desert with us.  Our trip from Marrakech to Zagora, in the southeast of Morocco, took us over the Atlas Mountain Range.  Our only practical means of travel this day was ...

The last visit with the Sandman, Zagora, Morocco travel blog

The last visit with the Sandman

A travel blog entry by wendy_wanders

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... , and it should be duly noted that Zagora was the first place we were able to find alcohol in Morocco!) before we were escorted by Youness to a relative's shop.  We had already bought a small carpet ...

...and the hill is shifting sand..., Sahara Desert, Morocco travel blog

...and the hill is shifting sand...

A travel blog entry by wendy_wanders

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Within minutes of arriving in Zagora we had already been contacted by a desert trekking business.  After a quick settle in to our room we were off to negotiate our camel tour of the Sahara.  Abdellah Boughenbour is  Tuareg and runs a ...

Zagora, the savage town, Zagora, Morocco travel blog

Zagora, the savage town

A travel blog entry by jaxxed

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... seat. One day, the wolves will have ravaged the wild gazelle population to extinction. Then they too will die. The point is, Zagora is a cute little town, but watch out for the locals. The cafes are nice, and the restaurant fare goes beyond the ...

Sahara, Zagora, Morocco travel blog

Sahara

A travel blog entry by kateglobetrot

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Pardon me for the extreme honesty, but using the natural bathroom in the Sahara desert during a sandstorm was not the best idea. I'm still dealing with the repercussions of that decision, but at least I’m not the only one. We left Marrakech early ...

Sahara Desert, Morocco, Tagounite, Morocco travel blog

Sahara Desert, Morocco

A travel blog entry by tigereye

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What a misadventure.  Got to ride a camel on some dunes ...

the drive to Zagora, Zagora, Morocco travel blog

the drive to Zagora

A travel blog entry by jaxxed

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The Draa valley is a sequence of valleys that cut through the Atlas mountains from Ouarzazate through Zagora all the way into Algeria. The mountains are of obvious age and character, and have no need of the drapery of forest, nor the coiffage of ...

Lunch with the desert, Mhamid, Morocco travel blog

Lunch with the desert

A travel blog entry by jaxxed

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The desert is not a picky eater. She will eat anything, but she eats very slowly. If you take lunch with her, you can take your time peacefully enjoying yourself without concern, but always keep an eye on her as she may get an appetite when you're not ...

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