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... where we stopped at Arfoud, place full of fossils and archaeological sites, they have excavated so much they have turned this into a profitable business, carving tables, platters etc from the marble like rock, embedded in the rocks were fossils the fossils, just stunning pieces. Anyway we priced a couple of platters etc, the chap had said I can send to Australia - anyway, got a little collection together he then says it will cost 10000 dirham ($1300) !!! Um we said sorry, ...
We stopped in Rissani after our night in the desert. We thought we'd have to catch a taxi to Fes, but managed to get on an 11 hour bus ride instead!!! Great scenery along the way but it did a get a bit tedious. Since we were on the bus pretty well the whole time there are no photos, but the scenery through the Mid Atlas Mountains was pretty ...
... bloody uncomfortable' camel! I however,
knew that Mustapha had bought the sheets we slept on by camel, so I
asked if I could sit on them, and that made the journey a lot more
We decided to extend our stay in
Merzouga by one more night, so in total we were there for 5 nights.
We really liked it there as it was so peaceful and relaxing-
something we had never before and never again experienced in Morocco.
I had henna ...
... I’ve ridden through this stretch and it’s all flat, barren desert. My only concern is that I might twist my ankle on the ragged shoulder or step too far off and into a ditch when avoiding oncoming traffic.
Finally a bit after 10 PM I reach Arfoud, and quickly look for something to eat before the restaurants shut down. All I can come up with is a lousy chicken sandwich. ...
... yeah, I almost forgot. It snows here in Morocco.
Actually I’m not to worried about the delay. It’s the getting back that concerns me. I’ll be coming back on a tight deadline, and a snow delay could spell trouble. Maybe crossing the mountains for a 3 day trip wasn’t such a good idea. Finally we get going, and I’m treated with a spectacular scenery of freshly fallen snow, covering the ground ...