Hotel Xaluca Dades
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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It is the day after our stay in the desert, and I lie in bed after having heard the melodic call from prayers, listening to the river flowing and gurgling outside the window and the birds twittering, as I cough, sniff and blow my nose, in line with a few others yesterday, which I think is the body's reaction of trying to get rid of all the sand consumed / inhaled in the Sahara....and trying to remember what in fact we did the day before. ...
Sadly for Mohamed, finding beer in downtown Tinghir was not easy. The streets were unbelievably busy and he must have approached at least six different shops, and having to park in several jam packed car parks. Shamefully, we had not the slightest drop of pity, we just kept insisting until eventually he found one place which sold beer - and thankfully in late afternoon was still open.
Mohamed took it all in ...
... two kilometers, then turn left. We drove up a side road after returning a few kilometers and the tracks were more slanted and steeper than we'd want to go. That way was nowhere we wanted go in our pitiful little car...and we didn't know if we were on the correct road. After another pass at the spot shown by our blue GPS dot, we decided the cosmic forces were telling us to give up and go back down the ...
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 ...
... that we have already seen in the small shops. It's something like a trade show. We leave the small tents and approach a large one, looks like this is the VIP tent as its guarded with yet more gendarmes. Even a woman with an official pass is denied access but for us again, we are waved on through. The large tent is mainly manned with rose products. There is a presentation going on which we take to be the opening ceremony and all the dignitaries are seated. I am sure ...