Kasbah Hotel Xaluca Maadid
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TravelPod Member ReviewsKasbah Hotel Xaluca Maadid Erfoud
Great hotel in Erfoud. Very comfortable with pools indoors and outdoors, and designed and furnished in traditional Berber style. Bedrooms are very spacious with a couple of couches to relax on after a hard days camel riding.
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... complete we were offered tea and shown a little more of the factory where a hand made bowl caught Gayle's eye. The owner asked if we had any clothes we wanted to trade for the bowl. Stephen had a smart but old jacket that he not worn since Australia and had been thinking it was time for it to go, so we traded it for the bowl plus €10. He was none the less sad to see it go it had served him well for a long time.
... but facing parallel to the sand until the camel sees fit to stand with his front two legs too. Usually 3 or 4 long seconds especially situps are not in your recent workout routine. Locked arms and a firm grip on the saddle bar are what keep you from having a sand biscuit for dinner. Then again, it would be a change from cous cous and tagine.
Once everyone successfully got their core workout in for the evening, our little caravan set off.
As my head has been baked in ...
... night and prepare for the coming morning. In our rooms we discover that the temperature is even colder then the main lobby, I predict only 5 degrees if that it the rooms......... freezing.
After a 10 hour journey the day prior and a sleepless night due to what felt like 0 degrees temperature in our rooms I wasn't feeling the most rested this morning. Since I froze last night I decided to put on every layer I had brought with me to Morocco and that I ...
As we continued on our way we watched the landscape become more arid. We were finally hitting the Morocco we were expecting. There was still quite a drive to our destination for the night but Mustapha was great in filling in the time with stories. After we breaked for a Tagine lunch it didn't take long before we were crossing the last of the mountain range before hitting the Sahara. As we rounded the bend Mustapha asked us ...
... played some traditional Moroccan music. I got to dance with all of my new Berber friends. In fact, one really seemed to like me and invited my friend and I out after everyone went to sleep to go look at the stars. He took us out to his favorite dune, where he usually sleeps in the summer time, and we just talked about life. Looking back on it, it was a crazy awesome experience. I feel like I really got an insight into the Berber lifestyle, being able to talk to this guy in ...