Riad El Aissi
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... the many activities are engaging and educational. Also, the cooking was so outstanding, and prices so reasonable, we ended up eating here every night.
One highlight of our stay here was a day trip to "Dounia's village" (home town of one of the staff). We started with a half hour drive followed by a hike through a series of small villages, each of which specializes in a craft or product: 1) stopped at one house that sold argan soap made by a local women's cooperative; 2) ...
... spines with every jolt and twist. We passed herds of animals, their shepherds dressed in long, woollen clocks and the traditional wide brimmed, domed hats, reminding us that this was still Moroccan winter, though to us it felt like driving through a kiln full of dust.
Finally, we had some respite as we left the insane terrain of the last two hours and skidded elegantly onto a vast flat plain of cracked earth, like crazy paving. This was an ancient lake, parched ...
... back. Finally, he showed up. The man had initially walked with Dave toward where he said the Riad was. Then pawned Dave off to some other guy who showed him the rest of the way to the Riad hotel. Dave was led like a dog on leash further and further, "it's near, one more minute" the guy kept saying. Finally, Dave had had enough and got back without having gotten a whiff of the Riad.
... had the liveliest donkey! The others were friendly and probably tired out too. The berber lady who brought my donkey along had both hands painted with henna. If they have their feet painted too it means they are unmarried (i think its that way round) More sweet mint tea to finish. We then saw the things the girls were wishing for - goats climbing trees. The shepherds walk around the open Argan forests with their goats and a 'goat' dog. ...
... in the desert oasis villages, where crime is almost unheard of have spoiled me a bit. I suddenly realize what a disaster it would be if my camera were stolen and I lost all the pictures taken over these last 8 days… The houses end and there a huge, dusty open lot… a couple of women that look like over the hill prostitutes seem to think I’m a funny sight in this very un-touristy place… A bit farther down I see something I haven’t seen ...