Hotel La Vallee
Travel Blogs from Ouarzazate
... is, I'm their everything; therapist, teacher, doctor, there's no team. When something is wrong, I google it." It blew me out of the water, and my mouth dropped to the floor. Google?
After a meal and some ice-breaking (which was accomplished by song - once again), drums were brought to my table and the girls all surrounded. Their song rang out with emotion that sent chills down my spine. It's a culture that thrives on a beat ...
... of Morocco's history in artifacts. So many beautiful things - oh what we would buy if we had all the money in the world.
Next we stopped off at Ait Ben Haddou, the UNESCO world heritage site, which despite being hundreds of years old and now pretty much inhabited still is in very good condition of an ancient town. Then it was time to leave the arid land of Morocco and head back over the Atlas mountains. We did see a dramatic change in landscape as everything turned ...
... 1 kilometer wide riverbed. Not a hike you’d want to do in the middle of the summer.
Tarmigt has it’s own little soul with a busy main street lined with shops—and even an upscale hotel. At the far end I find a rugged hill topped with some huge boulders that I figure I should climb. It looks like a popular place to hang out—and use as a latrine—which is quite a climb just to take a dump!
From the top you get a great ...
1. The only type of cheese in Morocco is, somewhat inexplicable, Laughing Cow. There are also cheaper generics.
2. There is nothing quite as mournful or lamentable as the sound of a goat trusted up and placed on a roof rack.
3. All "Grand taxis" (serving long distance routes) are venerable beige coloured Mercedes from the 70s.
4. All "Petit ...
... in all of Morocco and a World Heritage site. This fortified
village is a fine example of clay architecture and is also famous for
its role on the silver screen, featuring in numerous films such as
Lawrence of Arabia, The Jewel of the Nile and Gladiator.
Aït Benhaddou has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987(http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/444) and several films have been shot there, ...