Auberge La Terrasse des Delices
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... du Tichka. We head further up the main road and then turn off onto a side road - a lot of evidence of the damage caused by the recent flooding, crumbling pot holed road with mud and boulders strewn across the road in places. After a while we reach Telouet and head for the Kasbah, from the outside it just looks like a crumbling ruin, but we pay the fee to go in wandering through crumbling passageways and ...
... by hand. Small purchases were made and then it was on to the Medina walking tour. Our guide took us to the Tannery where leather is processed in the traditional way with no chemicals. The smell is not pleasant and I wondered how the workers coped, especially in the heat. There are large earthen vats where the soak and dye the skins. These vats, and the drying rack system have been in use since the 11th century, and they do look very ancient. Back through the leather shop ...
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"We're out of the desert. I'm sandy and tired, but this place is magnificent.
The girls seemed shy when we walked in the doors. The table was full of pastries and tea, and my stomach was growling. After dropping off my bags I went downstairs and managed to speak with a special needs teacher from the area. His story has opened my eyes to so much. At one point he says, ...
... us for a walk through the palmerie and showed us how self sufficient the were. There were four villages in the oasis and he was from the glaoui tribe. Walking through the oasis he showed us all the crops and various aspects of the Berber way of life. We were walking by the waters edge watching the local boys fishing and diving off the cliffs while eating bunches of grapes straight from the vine. At the end of the walk we had a quick tour of a Berber house to see the ...
... and warmth, we rented a car and drove out to the famous postcard village of Ait Benhaddou, best known for the starring role it played in such mud-brick-centric films as Lawrence of Arabia, Gladiator, Kingdom of Heaven and Prince of Persia (he added sheepishly). While we were there, though, the only filming was an inevitably failed attempt to use a small Canon camera to capture the sights, sounds, depth and feeling of a haunting ancient locale through the dubious use ...