Hotel Le Berbere Palace
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Today, we drove from Marrakech to Ouarzazate through the High Atlas Mountains on the Tizi-n-Tichka Pass with approximately 340 bends. This amazing zigzag feat of French engineering climbs to 7,400 feet and replaced the ancient route of the camel trains on their journey from Timbuktu to Marrakech, bearing gold, spices and slaves. Along the way, …
... up Berber slippers. We had a stop off at the desert wells that were dug by each of the tribes to irrigate their patch of oasis. The underground channels that connected each well are now dry, due to climate change (according to the locals). At the end of the day we arrived at a hotel right at the edge of the Sahara Desert, left our luggage and were taken out to the start of the dunes to mount our camels and head to our camp for the night. No-one was really that keen on ...
... the tour there is the chance to buy souvenirs and we buy a piece of art produced by mixing sugar and other ingredients and painting onto paper and then moving the paper over a flame to turn the sugar brown. We walk among the buidings to get to the top and watch the sunset from in front of the granary.
When we get back to the auberge we shower then meet for drinks before our cous cous & tagine cooking demo ...
... indefinitely for an automatic car to arrive from Casablanca, so I decided I would have to learn how to drive a stick shift.
The young man was kind enough to offer me a driving lesson in the parking lot. He explained in French how to use the clutch and the gear shifter. Not understanding French, I had to follow his hand motions to comprehend what he was saying. The gear shifting was pretty simple to understand, but the starting and stopping was ...
... still there’s a feeling that there are many wrongs that have never been righted.
Then there’s the Mountain Morocco. Here people live free and undisturbed in postcard pretty cliffside villages-- but life is very cruel and unforgiving. That’s why they’re undisturbed-- nobody wants their land…
But Amzrit looks like something completely different: the surrounding mountains have provided it with a natural protection from outside invaders and ...