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- Continental Breakfast
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TripAdvisor Reviews Auberge Derkaoua Merzouga
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... is the best place in Morocco for desert bird spotting. We arrived in Merzouga around 5:00pm and prepared ourselves for our camel trek into the Sahara via the majestic Erg Chebbi sand dunes. The essentials for a trip like this? Water, red wine and warm clothes! Even though it was still warm where we were, we knew it would get cold overnight. Riding camels into the Sahara was so amazing and surprisingly more comfortable than I expected. I named my camel ...
... maybe longer. I will write for the blog and upload and send when we are back on wifi. The land changed and we saw sheepherding by Atlas hairy dogs that are indigenous to the region. Then we came villages and farms as the snow began to disappear. This has been a major trade route since the 9th century. As we descended the mountains, we could see an arid plain and the snow capped High Atlas Mountains. We crossed an arid plain where they are now planting ...
... and made the experience feel really magical. We started to pass tiny Berber villages and were feeling hopeful we would be jumping off the camels in no time. To our surprise it was still a fair distance further into the desert. Eventually after a good 6/7 hours on our faithful camels we had arrived at our home for the night. We were staying with a Berber family and were greeted by two brothers who made us extremely welcome in their Berber tent. We sat together ...
... was great to get some lunch and have a shower. We are leaving Fes tomorrow so last stop is the medina and the tanneries- jason was wrecked and not keen to come along so us girls went in our own. In shirt shorts. In Ramadan. Bad idea. We walked to the tanneries and through the crowd I think we all experienced our first Moroccan bum grab and we also got told of for being bad girls for not wearing enough clothes during Ramadan- oh well the friendly ...
... empty town without a soul in sight felt like being in one of those zombie movies, where the protagonist explores the empty town before the zombies come out. Quick side note, almost everyone in morocco has a Berber heritage. Like most nomadic cultures, they've very warm to foreigners. A tenant of Berber hospitality seems to be serving you mint tea, before stuffing you silly with carbs, namely bread and potatoes. It's one thing to read about such hospitality, another to be ...