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.
... thirty call to prayer. We would become used to the way the call punctuated each day's business with a reminder of what was of higher importance. In this way, Allah's presence permeates and weaves itself into daily life and thought, and has tour guides looking edgily at their watches as they find places to park their groups for a few minutes. The first photo I have put up is taken from the top of our Riad, looking across the medina, which spills down into ...
Leaving the gorges behind we continue to travel east between the two mountain ranges, as the road levels out through a flat valley which becomes arid and stony. We stop at Kamir to view the irrigation system which the desert people use, by creating a series of wells from the water source to their village. The desert men of Morocco traditionally wear blue garments and the women black. We pass tents which belong to the nomads and see some, drawing water from ...
... dune, laid down and watched the stars. The wind
picked back up again, so we went back to the tent, played the drums
for a bit and then went to sleep.
We were woken at 5.30 the next morning
to watch the sunrise from the top of the dunes. So we sat watching a
beautiful sunrise, surrounded by nothing but soft golden sand.
Afterwards, we had some tea and then
got ready for our journey back at. This time Charly was on my beloved
Bob Marley and I was ...
... us he's "High on life!!". He grabbed my notepad and wrote his signature, then looked at my notes and laughed and said "It's like Japanese to me!". Everything he said, he said with a smile - he's like a little bit of Moroccan sunshine. A complete joy. When we asked to take a photo with him, he laughed and grabbed us and yelled "TWO WOMANS!!" instead of saying "Cheese". Can we PLEASE bring him home with us?!
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