Travel Blogs from Rissani
... A fellow sits down next to me—he tells me he’s a musician, and asks to borrow my guitar—in fact he’s in a band with Samir, the drummer I met here 4 years ago! He plays some of his original songs—which are quite good, songs about religious themes and social issues, mixing traditional and western styles. He says they play at festivals and events in this area, and ...
... 8212;I haven’t seen fresh snow since Pennsylvania five years ago and forgot how beautiful it is. But it’s not nearly as heavy as it was when I passed through here in 09 when it was over 2 meters high in places.
Finally the snow fades away, and we pass town after town that brings back memories… Timahdite… Zeida… Midelt… Errich…seems like so long ago… Finally we ...
Around 1800 the camels, actually dromedaries (one hump, not two) were ready. And so a small caravan set off across the dunes. It’s easy to see why the ride is not comfortable: first there are no stirrups as on a horse saddle, so one’s legs just dangle at the sides of the beast, straining the hip joint and the thigh muscles. Secondly, the animal walks by moving both legs on one side at almost the same time while balancing ...
... to you both, but then easily got off track as his buddies raised the level of entertainment, or started to joust with him about his seriousness.
When the fire ran out, there was no other wood to put on it so Mason ran out into the desert to find little bits of grass from the dunes and tried to keep it going. The Berbers, who now numbered three as two camel drivers arrived with the new guests, prepared a meal somewhere at a fire in a tent behind ours, and brought it ...
... in my camera lenses, which now makes a horrible grinding noise every time you turn it on/off/zoom in/zoom out :(
Back at the tent, we had some mint tea with our hosts and talked about about ourselves and where we were from. The Berber's were very friendly and spoke in an almost whisper like tone. They also had several pet cats (must have been at least 12) which swarmed all over us and used us to take naps on! As we talked, the night's sky came to life as the moon and hundreds ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility