Hotel Ksar Assalassil
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... to carry in 3 litres of water each and only a small bag. Oh my gosh how stunning it was, it was still very hot, but luckily a wind had started to kick in, it was fabulous the camels were huge! Anyway 2 hours later we arrived at base camp. Our Berber guide was lovely, totally uneducated but through working with tourists had learnt to speak and understand well, English, Italian, Arabic, French and German ( and of course Berber) he walked and we rode in. Our base camp was at the base ...
Spent some of the evening at the poolside with a few beers. At our request, Mohammed decided to venture into the town of Tizimi for dinner.
We ate at Cafe Pizzeria des Dunes. I had a moroccan salad and a chicken and lemon tagine and Chris, a set menu of omelette, brochette with fries, kalia (beef, eggs, tomato tagine) - it was scrumptious! Dessert was the usual sliced orange dusted with cinnamon.
... in sauces and scooping up meat and are a staple at every Moroccan meal), but that was about it for action in the town.
Once Karem returned, we left Azou. It soon became decidedly warmer, the land flattened out and it became dryer with scrub grass and desert like conditions everywhere. As we approached the bleak little city of Midelt we officially left the Middle Atlas Mountains. In the distance I could see the High Atlas Mountains which would be crossing ...
... 30 degrees in the tent and it was a very windy night so the tent was pretty noisy.
For dinner we had the Moroccan staple, tagine. It as very good, with lots of chicken and vegetables. This is cooked over an open fire.. While the food in morocco is pretty good, you find that there isn't much diversity in the choices of what to eat. It is pretty much a tagine (lamb or chicken), cous cous ( ...
Heading for Erfoud (or Arfoud - the signposts can't make up their minds how to spell it!) and then on to Merzouga for a night out in the dunes of Erg Chebbi.
Now the roads are flat and straight, mostly, although occasionally broken up at the edges. It shouldn't be a long drive, but we needed to be there by 3pm to be ready to start out into the dunes on camels at around 4pm, so we didn't have time to waste.