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... La totale ! C'est en plus une super rencontre avec Mustapha, il joue de la musique, on passe notre soirée à jouer ensemble, à s'échanger des chansons. C'est génial.
Dernière autour d'un couscous préparé par la femme de Mohamed le patron du camping. Énorme ! Finalement nous resterons 4 jours.Impro, on prend le temps, on profite, je gagne un ami.
Merci Mustapha, Mohamed.
I arrive at the edge of Zagora and go ahead and walk to the center of town, down a well lit street lined with cookie cut modern houses that all look alike. It's nice to be able to enjoy all the amenities of a city for a change… but I must admit, Zagora is a bit of an afterclimax after all the cool discoveries of the last few days. Especially when so many people talk about Zagora as some great tourist hub. I guess they must be referring to the region not the ...
Today we travelled by jeep to Tiraf, a very small village 20mins from Tagounite, home to about 60 Bedouin families, approx 250 people in total.
We were shown through the house and to our room. Suzannah told us it was very "over-furnished" compared to the traditional style - she had hung a rope bookcase in one corner!!
Again beautiful in its simplicity with just rugs and cushions on the floors. We met Khalid's cousin Mohammed - I think it was actually his house.
... but a look at
the temperature in that location and seeing 37°C we decided to head
back to Zagora to little oasis on the edge of town.
as we drove south is interesting to see the beautifully kept villages
on the side of the road, these people have almost nothing, but they
still wave and smile to us rich people driving past their simple houses.
We started seeing more and more people with black skins and I assume ...
... we could discern, followed by a weak version of "Frere Jacques". The Berbers were less than impressed and insisted we try again, trying to contain their laughter. The girls from Halifax started clapping on their knees the boom-boom-pah...boom-boom-pah rhythm of "We Will Rock You" and soon the Berbers joined in drumming out the beat as the few of us English speakers shouted out the lyrics. We then transitioned seamlessly into a screeching version of Queen's ...