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... alcohol is offered in most hotels, large restaurants and some stores. Since we knew we would be away from civilization we stocked up. On the way back to the hotel the last evening in Fes, the bus stopped in front of a large supermarket. We all piled out and filed into a liquor store. We knew keeping beer cold in the desert was out of the question, so everyone bought wine or spirits. Morocco has several wineries and a couple of locally brewed beer. ...
... named each of our camels, Roz's was Regina, mine Clyde, and so on. The ground here is called desert asphalt, an apropos name. It is hard packed and strewn with small pebbles and rocks which make for easy walking. You can see virtually horizon to horizon this area was so immense. You could easily land the space shuttle on the groudn we were walking (in fact, there was an emergency landing strip built for it not far from here). In front, perhaps 40 or 50 ...
... be a kind of slang because it gets the most approving smiles when we use it.
The most complicated phrase we have learned is "Salam, wa ali com. ". Peace be with you. The response is "wa ali com" ... And also with you. ". I tried this out after a complex exchange at the hammam and it definitely won me some favor.
We learned "chokran" is thank you and ...
We set our alarm to arise 30 minutes before sunrise, and as we step out of our tent, the surroundings are truly magical. The sand around us is a combination of pink, oranges and yellow hues that change by the minute as sunrise approaches. After 20 minutes of taking in the scenery, we see several young girls trekking across the dunes from what must be a nearby settlement and assume they are walking to school — somewhere. Instead, they walk up the side ...
... 6 years old. She has several other children but the father has those since they seem to be older and more valuable (marriageable or old enough to work). Apparently she chooses to live out in the middle of nowhere in a few cobbled together shelters, but I'm not sure how much choice she had in the matter. Now she allows some guides to visit, and we had some of her tea and peanuts while Hamid and another guide fixed her clothesline and played with ...