Hotel Vent des Dunes
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... the world there are also cultural influences layered on to this. For example the burka was a Persian influence that was adopted. The Koran does speak of covering the hair but not the whole face.
In Morocco there is a King. He does have a wife though he only sleeps with her once a week on a sacred day. For the remainder the king selects very young females he takes a liking to. They are approved by the Kings ...
... Berber areas. The Berbers have kept their language, customs and traditions for 6,000 years. They were converted to Islam, but have remained true to all other customs and traditions. As I look at the Ocean I can see the Iles of Moador, the Purple Islands. The Roman's were here, it seems they were everywhere, and used sea mollusks on the islands to produce a purple dye. They used it to make their togas purple. That ...
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... rough chip seal asphalt with enough variation to keep us on our toes.
The next day we traded in our temporary road bikes for brand new Cannondale hybrids that were easier and more comfortable to ride. We rode out from our hotel to Tamegroute, a small town best known for its Koranic library of books from the 16th and 17th century on history, mathematics, astronomy and one ancient text written on gazelle hides dating back to the ...
By the time we emerged from our bedrooms Ismail had already set off for college, and with a phone call now coming from Aziz, a friend recommended to us by Hicham, off we went to meet him at his ethnic shop in the medina. Aziz, a young man of big eyes, was half Berber and half Tuareg. We drank tea with him and his cousin Ishan who was wearing a big purple turban and the rest of the desert garb. At first Aziz couldn't even think who Hicham of Ouarzazate was, but ...