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... shower (particularly camel girl) before setting off west. The landscape changed with the changing geology but remained far more arid than the north. We stopped at the Khettara, an ancient, hand-excavated underground system of tunnels used for transporting water without the issues of desert evaporation. Built around the 14th century, the estimated original 300km of tunnels were once the only lifeblood for many southern townships and it was ...
... 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 ...
... her grandson. Her son built an Adobe house nearby but she prefers to live in the tent. She was spinning dromedary wool. It is used to make the tent. Goat hair is woven in with the wool and it keeps the water out, when it rains. She had two adorable baby goats. Our next stop was a farm. That is right a farm. They use irrigation and farm: date palms, fava beans, almonds, cilantro, cabbage, and barley. One of the boys had a pet desert fox that ...
... 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. ...