Hotel Calipau Sahara

KM 5 Avenue El Walaa, Dakhla, 73000, Morocco | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $288.00
 

Travel Blogs from Dakhla

The Alchemist #3

A travel blog entry by nikkiryan

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Pages 66-80 Once earning enough money to cover what the thief had stolen, Santiago decided to return home. But then he was reminded of the treasure in Egypt, and decided to join a caravan heading to Al-Fayoum. In the caravan, he met the Englishman, a character that had a full education and was searching for The Alchemist. He believed in omens, and he had been given the same white rock and black ...

The end of the Moroccan adventure

A travel blog entry by cristian.deenen

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... city of Africa'. And windy it was! Unfortunately also rainy. But nevertheless a nice place. I was staying at a really awesome hostel with nice hosts and nice guests. A few days later I went to Taghazout, the surfers paradise of Morocco. If course you can't go there without trying to surf, so I took a lesson and tried surfing during the next few days. For a first time,I think I did a pretty good job, beside ...

So long and thanks for all the fiche

A travel blog entry by parleusted

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... copies make life easier for both traveler and police as it takes them a long time to copy strange foreign names in longhand. We had to part with 3 copies during the night. Despite these hourly social calls from midnight to dawn, we still managed to get some sleep.

The passport checks continued in the morning but we were asked to accompany the officials to their offices. We even had the company of a British mother-daughter duo who boarded at Laayoune. ...

Dakhla 630km completed

A travel blog entry by beattie99

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... friendlier than others but each one took all our details, thank goodness for the "fiches". Give a man a badge, a gun, a hat, drop him in the middle of nowhere and tell him he's in charge! The second last wasnt actually a police check but a speed trap, we got a ticking off! I think it was playing absolutely stupid that let us get away with it. The very official cop wasn't happy every time he said kilometers and pointed ...

Disputed territory

A travel blog entry by phileasfarx

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... be resolved. Further complications include the displacement of the indiginous people (Sahrawi), with a guerilla war being fought in the depths of this vast territory (the Sahrawi would like independance from Morocco) and the area being rapidly settled by Moroccans from the north, lured here by tax-free living and the promise of high wages.

So a tricky situation then. And this tension is visible. On the journey here ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on KM 5 Avenue El Walaa, Dakhla, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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