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... filling. Although tasty, I preferred the simpler one we sampled yesterday (the homemade version). Also toured the "palais" of Moulay Ali Sharif (founder of the current 'Alaouite' dynasty of Morocco in the 1600's), and a nearby ksar (a fortified village of families with allegiance to the King), both in Rissani.
After lunch, we rode 25km to our hotel. It was getting really hot and we were glad it ...
The drive up and into the High Atlas Mountains south of Midelt became much more interesting as we headed up through the first of many passes before leveling off into dry desert flatlands. Surprisingly, the air did not become cooler as I expected, but instead became hotter as we drove closer towards the Sahara.
The most remarkable scenery was the sudden appearance of large date palms and ksours (fortified villages from the middle centuries) just after ...
... the oasis begins… I reach Maadid, and look for a shop to buy a celebratory feast. The best I can find is 20 cent biscuits and a yoghurt drink. I really don’t want to take a step further. But it looks like there’s not much public transportation left, so I walk the last couple of kilometres to Arfoud, where I sit in a crowded café, order a fruit juice and call it a day.
My exploration of the East Desert Region of Morocco has officially ...
... with trees and flowers around.
Rory chilled out with the Moroccans watching the football, while I found a nice spot with my book.
Day 2 of our adventure started with a great morning. The sun streamed through into the gorge making the view from our room quite stunning.
We all jumped aboard the mini van and headed to a small town with a Jewish quarter. Our guide couldn’t explain to us how and when it became to be – it was ...
I woke up feeling 100 times stronger than yesterday. Although I was not 100%, I felt able to get up and do things. Walking in the dunes was the only thing on my mind as I did my washing and had a brilliant hot shower!
By 9.30am, I was no longer alone. My time alone was short but so so worthwhile. My first cup of coffee in two days was heavenly. I was ...