- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
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... the sat high on a corner of the gorge. We walked for a good hour up the hill with no footpaths and dodgy roads. Halfway up we ran into a man and his mates who lived in Spain as illegal immigrants. He was a nice chap and really friendly and talkative, this is the sort of hospitality that invites people into a country. Hospitality makes such a huge part of what people take away from a country and it is so important to interact with helpful, friendly and genuine ...
... inside and requests some calamari by pointing to the prepared squid and holding up a finger to indicate a single serving. The lad nodded in understanding and continued with his work.
An enormous seafood platter was presented to our fellow diners along with a seemingly endless supply of side dishes; a basket of bread; little plates of olives, hot sauce, spicy sauce and mayonnaise; pots of salt, pepper and cumin; and finally a wad of butchers ...
... the floor. This seemed a very simple design and construction and was effective and convenient, amazing for its time.
Kasbahs look magnificent but are very vulnerable in the rain and need constant maintenance. If a building is neglected it will become a ruin in twenty years. In Ouarzazat we were shown a small Kasbah for sale for €300,000.00 and were told that there restoration costs would equal that.
... t show you eventually to a business or shop where you can purchase some local wares. Tamegroute Co-operative Pottery is renown for its green ceramics. It still practises an ancient glaze technique including silicon, manganese and copper which when baked in the kiln results in a striking colour of deep green. The pottery is run by small number of families who share the kilns and the pottery workshops, and operate a small but successful shop ...
... time to release the aroma and the pigments. One uses 3 to 4 threads per person and adds the saffron about 10' before the end of cooking time.
Real saffron, in its dry form, does not color a piece of white paper.
We drive through Taznakht, the carpet capital. We aren't too interested in furnishings, more in fragrances, perfumes, roses .... but the roses are ...