Travel Blogs from Taroudant
... A nice short day out today and now were relaxing at the hotel - birds are singing and orange blossom again. It's been overcast today, but pleasant with long sleeves on. There'll be no sunburn though. Our guide has been lovely and helps us all order at the cafes. We've not had to eat any animals yet :) Lots of stray cats at the restaurants but not so many dogs. Daisy spotted a Barbary squirrel which also eats the Argan nuts. Lots of love ...
... an exciting but bittersweet moment: my last "must visit" town in Morocco, after which I will be able to truthfully say (according to my rules) that I have seen “All of Morocco”. Now, since I’ll still be living here in Morocco for a while, I’m sure I’ll find some more towns to keep me busy—but these will be “bonus points”, that’s it. After Oulad Teima, my exploration of Morocco will have gone full circle.
... in easy to invade lands may not. They’ll just have to find some other way to find meaning in life.
Maybe this visit to Assaka is a seed that will someday lead me to looking at the world in a different way, and to look for my own sense of belonging to a place. Or maybe I will always just be observer, seeing how other have a connection to a place, to traditions, to a tribe, to a culture… and I will live and die as a restless ...
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. ...
... d printed anti-government pamphlets in East Germany and had also written a book called "How to Live in Berlin for Poor People", which I was very disappointed to hear is in German. We also found out that he was trying to go through the same mountain pass as us and we agreed to go together in the morning.
The guidebook had said that there was a bus from Taroudannt through the mountains, but when we were there people told us we had to go to another town for the bus. Each ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility