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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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... the city, the rammed earth and clay-rendered buildings making it look like a picture book oasis. Above both towered dramatic rugged cliff walls and they came to hem us in as we continued past the city through the winding gorge. After a time we jumped out of the bus and walked alongside the top of the wide, shallow river like the locals - obviously a popular way to beat the heat, people frolicked in the stream or lay on carpets they had soaked in ...
... on and drowned by hot water poured over our heads. I've never felt so clean. Another custom of Moroccan woman is tattooing the body with henna, a temporary stain to the skin. I had a flower and vine of leaves drawn around my ankle. Roger, ever the Gator, wanted the FL Gator. This was not in the henna experts portfolio so our trip leader drew a pattern free hand on Roger' ankle and she followed with the henna. Looks pretty ...
... for what ended up being a memorable and eventful evening. The place was started my a French fellow (Pierre and a Moroccan fellow). Eventually Pierre moved back to France and the Moroccan guy owns it fully and his two brothers help run it. From being seated through to the end it was first class. There were actually other people dinning for a change - a couple from Australia, 3 women from Washington DC and a couple from Montreal. Dinner: Tart ...
... to Tinghir which would take us over the untamed High Atlas mountains, and through some of the most incredibly wild country we had seen in Morocco. Mohamed was in fine form too. It seemed the further he was away from the cities and nearer to his beloved Sahara, the happier he became. He had quite an outrageous, if rather whacky sense of humour and would suddenly burst into song or yell out of the window at any donkeys we passed ...
... br> The next day was a long and windy drive through the gorge into the Atlas mountains on our way south to Marrakech. Aleefia and Ash both have felt a bit queasy on drive days so i gave them some of my travel pills, unfortunately as they make you quite drowsy they seemed to get knocked out for most of the drive, sorry girls!!
Camp was the most interesting we’ve had and was the coldest yet. ...