La Gazelle d'Or
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After final goodbyes and apologies for leaving early to Lhoussaien (who seemed to understand completely), we headed out toward Taroudant. The beginning of the drive the most scenic part, with more changes in elevation than anticipated and great slabs of volcanic rock jutting out of scrubby terrain. Stopped in Taliouine for lunch and ordered "pate with kefta", not realizing that it was essentially spaghetti with meatballs (no, I did not eat kefta with every meal, but I did rather like ...
... and oranges, each shade shifting over the peaks and troughs of the dunes as the sun rose further in the sky. Undulating as far as the eye could see, the ridges ebbed and flowed, a vast ocean of flaming waves catching the glow of the sun.
We left the snakes to wake up and slither out of their hiding places and stumbled back down to the baked ground below. Here we had a simple breakfast as the sun continued its path higher into the sky, every now and again ...
... back. Finally, he showed up. The man had initially walked with Dave toward where he said the Riad was. Then pawned Dave off to some other guy who showed him the rest of the way to the Riad hotel. Dave was led like a dog on leash further and further, "it's near, one more minute" the guy kept saying. Finally, Dave had had enough and got back without having gotten a whiff of the Riad.
... found a lot of smaller towns interesting and not too hard to get to… so my list expanded to “all the towns of over 10,000 people”… But then I discovered the oasis valleys of the east where you can hike for 100 kilometers and discover dozens of cool villages along the way…so the concept of rural “Superhikes” was invented.
And now, with 430 towns explored, I still feel there’s a lot more I can do in this ...
... white face—but none of the typical “donne moi un dirham! or “donne moi un stilo!” I get from children who have gotten used to getting handouts from passing foreigners. There’s still an unsoiled innocence to this place.
I notice something interesting about this valley that I haven’t seen elsewhere: here people like to paint murals on their walls—usually just jagged lines looking ...