- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Smoking rooms available
- Reduced mobility rooms
- High-speed internet in room
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After breakfast we leave Ouarzazate for the long drive to the Erg Chebbi dunes. We drive through the Draa valley and then bleak desert landscape before reaching Rissani for our lunchtime treat. We stop at a local oven where we pick up Mohammeds treat for us - a Berber pizza! He takes us to his home where we meet his sister with her young daughter, another younger sister and his dad - what a treat to be invited into our guides home for ...
We had a relaxed morning to enjoy another nice breakfast with our lovely pomegranates, and then off to the airport for our flight of uncertain duration (due to the avoidance of military maneuvers again) to Errichidia, deep in the desert portion of Morocco. Errichidia is less than 300 miles from Fez, but to drive there would require 10 hours on the roads, so we are very thankful for the chartered flight.
Our flight takes 75 minutes, due to the large number of ...
... crystal clear, star filled sky. Falling asleep in silence with shooting stars by the dozens to watch. Better than drugs.
Assif woke us up early to climb the dunes to watch the sunrise. Not as spectacular as the sunset but still amazing.
A small sand fish was the only wild life I saw, in the 2 days in the desert. Many dead scarab beetles. One would have thought ...
... are truly unbelievable, rich yellow and orange of the sand, bright blue of the sky and the golden sun. It's about a 2 hour trek to the overnight campsite and we get to see the sun setting along the way. Unfortunately the clouds are not playing nice and interfere with a picturesque sky. We finally arrive on dusk to the cute Bedouin camp, complete with herd of goats. Everyone is excited to be here and pictures are being taken. Paul gets Charlie to take our photo outside our tent ...
... checkpoint… and on into the open countryside. Ah, it feels good to be able to wander freely somewhere where I’m neither hassled, threatened, or looked at suspiciously.
To my left is a road that takes a huge loop around the Rissani oasis, probably with a lot of mud castle villages to explore along the way. Maybe I’ll do that later—for now I need to focus on reaching Arfoud. But when I spot ...