Hotel Xaluca Dades
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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The best part of our trip yet!
Around 4 o'clock in the afternoon we were minimally packed with warm clothes and our toothbrushes ready for a night in the desert via camel ride.
We were walked down the road and there were our four camels and Hassan, our camel guide. With quite a lot of difficulty we managed to mount a camel each, …
... different rustic hues, we found the deep red rock surrounding us was softer with the early shadows of the day, again the contrast of the vibrant oasis along the valley floor really enhanced the panorama. We had a steady stream of local villagers parading past us on their way to or from work, often carrying loads of hay either in sacks draped across their shoulders and down their backs or on their mules.
We met on the terrace for breakfast and enjoyed a ...
We had an early morning wake up call from Ahmed to see the sunrise over the dunes. I for one was glad to get up out of the hard uncomfortable bed. I didn't sleep very well as a Berber nomad unlike the rest of my group who were medically assisted! It was quite nippy at around 6 degrees so we had all the winter woollies on. He made us more mint tea and then it was time to mount those camels again for the trek back to Merzouga. It was really ...
... about the size of a squash bottle, are on sale for more than £100. I show willing and purchase a bag of pot pourri for less than a pound. Outside the tent the crowd has grown larger. Clearly there is something about to happen but we are unsure what! The crowds are being held back by lines of gendarmes and we saunter down the middle like film stars. After completing the walk of fame we explore the small tents on the other side of the show ground, pretty much more of ...
... the car behind and just walking around is the dogs. There are dozens of them just hanging around in groups and some of them are quite large. Most of the time they seem to ignore you and there are shepherds and other local people walking in the area but who wants to risk a bite from a dog that lives on an African rubbish dump? We stayed in the car most ...