Kasbah Hotel Tombouctou
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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... where only a few people still live. Construction is adobe made from mud and straw; much in disrepair. We visited a mosque where we were allowed to peer though the elaborate doorway of the prayer room. An important part of the program of OAT ( our tour company) is interaction with local people where we learn how they live. A farmer showed us around his crops, we had mint tea in the home of a ...
... Many of the women were wearing black burkas, some with colorful embroidery, as the women in Yemen do. It is their tradition as Berbers, they were not originally Muslims. Lansari said that it is a tradition rather than religious. A lot of the women had their faces exposed and many were in colorful wraps. They all wear really bright and colorful patterned socks. You would see a women in a black burka with garish striped socks. There is a beautiful ...
... our windows frosted, our bus helper wiped the windows with shampoo which keeps windows defrosted for a long time, a good trick to remember when we get home. The origin of the name Berber, is the Greek word meaning barbarous, different. They are light skinned people, some with blue eyes, believed to have originally been from Yemen. House style, jewelry, and forehead tattoos on women are similar to Yeman. They have been in Morocco for 6,000 years. No one can ...
... market, which was a Stoney dirt field filled with donkeys. They looked so sad and hot. We were soon on the edge of the dunes and ready to board our camels! Ali was about to grab our big back packs from the roof when we exclaimed we didn't need them as we had what we needed in our day backs! There was no need to make the camels carry 3 months worth of clothes for a 14hr stop in the dessert! I have ridden a camel once, way back when I was a little bub. We went to Tunisia for a ...
... all sore from the previous day. And the lads were complaining about their bollocks again. So side saddle was the way to go. This time it felt like 8 hours on the camel, but no complaints from me.
We arrived back at starting point on time and bid farewell to the guides and the camels.
What an amazing experience and one more off my bucket list.
Next stop Portugal!!