Hotel Le Berbere Palace
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- Airport Transportation
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... come out and we are transferred to another bus that took us to the main station and very quickly find ourselves on another bus heading towards our destination, hopefully!
Note: I tell this story not to scare you into not taking buses as we never personally felt threatened or unsafe in anyway it just made for an interesting start to our travels proper.
Lastly can I say this is a truly beautiful drive with wonderful scenery as you drive up and over the Tizi ...
... from his family as he chose his wife himself instead of someone his parents chose! And because he married her before his older brother was married!! It's so sad! Now his father doesn't speak to him. The culture is so controlling and oppressive it's crazy!
The people can be told apart by their dress. Berber women wear detailed black shawls but do not cover their face however the Arab women wear plain black and cover their whole face.
... who it seems are on a guided hiking tour.
Not much to do after dark, except down the dark road to buy some stuff at a store, then coming back, where I join 3 Moroccan fellows for couscous, the host and 2 guides that are with the European tourists. We chat, watch TV for a bit—a nice atmosphere. I enjoy this sort of "semi-hospitality", to stay with the locals, learn a bit about life in their village, and yet not feel like I’m freeloading off of ...
... taxis that constantly drive in the middle, sharp curves with edges missing....it is all there. We were lucky that the weather was nice. As soon as we drove down, torrential rain started with water pooling everywhere, I would not want to be up in the mountains with that. If one takes it slow and is very focused, watching out what the oncoming traffic is doing, it is hairy but very manageable. The views are ...
... but at one point I almost let slip “Dude how many times are you going to touch my bread?” When politely inquired what type of meat was served (also a frequent question to identify the mystery meat) we were told Grand Poulet. No, not turkey, not ostrich, not chicken (poulet) but grand poulet. I’m not 100% sure, but perhaps we ate big bird.
The following day was our trek into the desert.