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... instructions for us to not go alone with any of the camel guides if they invite us for a walk etc. with a quick stern message to me...there is a story that follows on that!
we gather our stuff from the back, and are quickly ushered towards our waiting camels and camel guide, Jaoid. Fatima was riding The lovely Ishtar and I was riding the only black camel of the herd, Bobo. he tied our scarves on our heads for protection and I am not kidding you when we tell you ...
... on, using all natural ingredients. For example - teal colors come from mixing mint & alfalfa; blue is from indigo; yellow is from saffron; red is from henna plants; green is from manganese - which is copper & silica.
I decided I wanted to bring home a tagine days ago, and I figured this couldn't be a more perfect place. I wandered from room to room in a daze from all the gorgeous colors and types of pottery, and fell in love with a gorgeous ...
... and longer by several millimetres than the big toe........on both feet. It is a phenomenon that both my brother and I share: twin toes.
So I digress a bit as usual. The kit list did say that we should wear well worn in walking boots but I thought that after 9 years my rare Olang boys boots were a bit too worn in to the extent that they felt loose on my feet, even with the thickest socks. So I bought a new pair, in the sale, for £25. Silly, silly girl.
... not speak or understand English.. but it was a fabulous evening and one we will treasure!
By now Richard and I had been given "Berbour" names (nicknames) - I was Fatima CousCous and Rich was Mo'had Tagine.... we had also gained some vocabulary.... here is a summary of our language skills....
Shukran - thankyou
I - yes
salaam - peace
Salamat - much peace
Mukken mushkie (phonetic spelling!!! ) - "no problems" (this was our favourite)
... road with lots of
The scenery we were driving through was stony
desert, but there were wonderful views of mountains in the distance at
many different angles as the road wound its way through canyons and then
long straight roads through the Moroccan stepps the roads seem to go on
We eventually ended up on the N10 and
carry on until we reached the village of Taliouine where we found ...