Travel Blogs from Taroudant
... it the old fashion way, without GPS assistance.
It didn't take long for us to be completely disoriented in the Taroudannt maze. A seemingly friendly local came to our rescue. He guided us to a parking spot and said we needed to walk from there to the Riad. He offered to show the way. I decided to stay in car while Dave checked it out. An hour later, I became pretty concerned, Dave was ...
... often jump up into the gnarly branches to eat the leaves. As we were driving past we saw them doing just that and stopped for some photos and a tip for the shepherd! We drove into taroudant an old town surrounded by red earth ramparts. Another snake charmer who blew his clarinet trumpet thing much like Danny! We had a walk round the souks or markets which were very much everyday shops for local. Lots of dates, henna, trainers, clothes ...
... reach a very familiar looking little store next to a water storage pool. A couple of older guys look at me inquisitively. I tell them of my connection to this village, that I was here 10 years ago… and their faces quickly brighten. One of them happily shows me to the house where I stayed last time, proudly showing me the improvements that have been made on it. Here, as all throughout rural Morocco, locals who go seek their fortunes in ...
Day 092: 2 hours, 12.8 kms
Day Total: 16 hrs, 18.6 kms
I'm excited about finally reaching Taroudant: it’s the very last sizeable "city" that I have yet to explore and parkbench here in Morocco. After this, my new
Revisit: Taroudant, Morocco
First visit: May, 1997
Overview: I took several day trips here back in the 90s—one with a British and American friend and another time with a Korean couple. ...
... here. No one knows how long the trees have been here. They don’t seem to grow taller, and they rarely die. They have been a part of the Berber (local native Moroccans) lifestyle since time began.
The next sight we had been told about – but when we saw it, we were unprepared – there were goats climbing all through the Argan trees! Not just up near the tree trunk – but way out on the furthest branches! They were eating the ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility