Kasbah Le Touareg
Travel Blogs from Merzouga
... interesting one.
We did a lovely walk along the dirt roads of a Berber village just outside of Midelt, we stopped and chatted with a few locals, and at one point a local came running down a hill and across a field to see us. He is in the finishing stages of completing an eco tourist lodge and was keen to promote his business. As we swung along up through the main street of the village there were donkeys and mules along with lots of warm smiles ...
On the 20th we drove through mountains and stopped in a little village and garden, through which we were given a tour, then we saw one of the gorges in the area and finally onto the desert where we rode camels to our accommodation (a tent) and had ...
... throughout the day and a half we have been driving. This science of my surroundings is what interests me, not the camels.
At the camp we are served up dinner which is a measly tagine of mostly flavourless potatoes,chicken, lentils and carrots if that. Before they brought out dinner which I forgot to mentioned was accompanied with day old bread, they served us some mint tea. Half a small tea glass I may add. Really. That's it. Would it break the bank to give a pot at the ...
... 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 ...
... balls of ice filled my shoes and wool socks and my backpack full of warm, dry clothes became completely soaked. Eventually when the hail stopped, we learned that because of the weather our train was running late. Not anything out of the ordinary, we had plenty of time to catch the bus that was waiting for us in Meknes.
When we saw the train coming finally we ran to find the 1st class car only to learn that although this was a train to Meknes that was not full ...