Etoile des dunes
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... interesting one.
We did a lovely walk along the dirt roads of a Berber village just outside of Midelt, we stopped and chatted with a few locals, and at one point a local came running down a hill and across a field to see us. He is in the finishing stages of completing an eco tourist lodge and was keen to promote his business. As we swung along up through the main street of the village there were donkeys and mules along with lots of warm smiles ...
On the 20th we drove through mountains and stopped in a little village and garden, through which we were given a tour, then we saw one of the gorges in the area and finally onto the desert where we rode camels to our accommodation (a tent) and had ...
... throughout the day and a half we have been driving. This science of my surroundings is what interests me, not the camels.
At the camp we are served up dinner which is a measly tagine of mostly flavourless potatoes,chicken, lentils and carrots if that. Before they brought out dinner which I forgot to mentioned was accompanied with day old bread, they served us some mint tea. Half a small tea glass I may add. Really. That's it. Would it break the bank to give a pot at the ...
... farther down the hall. Turns out, the water for the tubs wasn't working for some reason, so we hauled buckets from the shower room at the end of the hall. I don't know how people survived before indoor plumbing because that bathroom was a whole lot closer to us than the fountains in the medina, and it was still a major pain to move the buckets. The kids who need wheelchairs definitely had it better than the ones that can walk, though, because the walkers got real showers, despite the ...
They vowed to help us find our bus and even asked the conductor to call the bus company and ask them to wait for us--truly life savers! As we were pulling in to Meknes, they confessed that they had a very negative image of American people previous to meeting us and that we showed them a different side of American culture and friendliness that had completely changed their opinion. Experiences like these constantly assure me that I am doing the right thing by ...
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