Chez Tonton

Ksar Merzouga, Erfoud, 52202, Morocco | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Erfoud

A night in the Sahara

A travel blog entry by debbie.chung


... although untethered, they had remained in the one spot because one of their front limbs was tied in a flexed position.

It was such a beautiful setting for breakfast - sitting at the table in the dunes with the rays of the rising sun. Chris was thrilled to get his boiled egg. The camel ride back was also fun (my seat this morning was more comfortable than yesterday) though it did start to get warm ...

Deserts in the Middle of the Mountains

A travel blog entry by lawyerchick92


... Apes and are on the endangered species list. I was fortunate to see three of them and even stopped to give one of them peanuts.

We reached Azou by midday and Karem asked if I would mind if we stopped so he could particpate in midday prayers. Nope. Feel free. So as Karem headed over to the mosque, I wandered around and looked at the mostly shuttered shops in the tiny town. There were a few women on the street selling large circular loaves of bread (used ...

On the edge of the Sahara

A travel blog entry by robinandjulie


... head-on into the overtaking vehicle.

Even on wider roads where two vehicles could pass, driving down the centre line is generally the best way to travel at high speed, avoiding the risk of hitting potholes at the edge where the road has (invariably) started to break up.

Easy, once you understand how it works.

Small towns and villages are another matter altogether. Apart from the larger towns, the ...

1483. Finishing my 10th Moroccan Superhike

A travel blog entry by nathanphil


... with no mountains very close you wonder, just dry landscape, you wonder, where does this water come from?

Right nearby is the Ziz River which flows from the Aoufous Valley on toward Arfoud, where it gets all used up for irrigation. Now it’s still a living stream, flowing through a shallow gorge across the treeless desert plain. It’s a comforting feeling to follow a river through a lonely desert stretch, knowing, where there is water, there ...


A travel blog entry by vanivan


... like a mountain.

The dunes were directly behind the auberge where we rested for the day, but I could only spend about an hour wandering around before it felt too hot.

Fast forward to the evening - camel safari time! This comes just over a year after I did one in the Thar Desert of Rajasthan, India - I had caught heat stroke and E.coli just prior to doing that one, which made for a rather painful experience. Luckily, this wasn't the case (yet). ...

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This hotel, located on Ksar Merzouga, Erfoud, is near Todra Gorge, Tafraout-Aventure, and Town Square.
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