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... Mansour Gorge (which we drove through yesterday) is a clear winner.
As we turned back to the south, on our way to the Atlantic coast, we climbed a high ridge, where the wind was particularly fierce, and dropped to the valley on the other side. The palms had disappeared and hillsides were bare except for hardy argan trees. Several tin-bladed farm windmills indicated that wind ...
... money to buy a team football for at least 3 years judging by the sorry state of their tattered old pledge sheets.
Most hotels and some of the restaurants have wifi and there is a dingy "cybercafé" full of reasonable facsimiles of 20th Century desktop computers.
Every 30 metres or so you will spot a sign advertising "coiffures" next to a hand-drawn portrait of a man with ...
... br> We were greeted there by Ali, a young local from a nearby village who was keen to engage us in conversation and followed us as we explored, explaining to us this and that about the fort. Ali invited us back to his village home where we would be able to ride his donkeys, which sounded ok to me, but Anna asn't into that.
It was nice to be up on the fort, with sheep grazing on the slopes and the views down to the sea. .
... I met Mohammmed Gha, a friend of Petra's back in France, a smiling hippyish lad who had recently shaved of his hippy style hair for a passport photo. He was a village boy, his home half an hour into the hills, where his family had sheep, goats, cows, donkeys, and honey bees. Mohammed was another who made his living touting at the taxi stand, finding tourists apartments to rent.
And where was Ian? There was no sign of him. Dino reckoned he'd had ...
As I left off, the rooftop breakfast in Essaouira remains my favourite, but I should mention that all our riads in Morocco provide great complimentary breakfasts. Usually consisting of fresh bread, butter and sometimes a kind of nut butter with honey, jams, yogurt, coffee, tea, and always always with fresh squeezed (like fresh squeezed a minute ago) orange juice. Mmmm! This day was a long one in the ...