Le Petit Riad
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- Breakfast Available
- Smoking rooms available
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Concierge desk
- Room service
- Non-smoking rooms
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... place heading for the highest point up the hill, an amazing view from the top looking down over the river and village below. We leave the village and stop further up the road to take more photos of the village from afar. We carry on back to the main road to Ouarzazate passing a roundabout with an action sign - this is the centre of the Moroccan film industry and we head off road to see some of the ...
... farms that, for the main part, are farmed in the traditional way using donkeys, hand harvesting and bundling up the wheat. Mum was intrigued by one of the crops which she was unable to identify, so Aziz stopped to ask the farmers what they were - chickpeas. Arriving at Chefchouen from above the city we were treated to a fabulous view of the blue city - photos were snapped. Our hotel was high on the hill overlooking the old town. We walked down through the blue ...
... community music; there's no one dancing to their own beat, there are merely people's feets dancing to the people's beats."
REFLECTIONS: The time we spent at the girls school was definitely a peek into the struggles of women, students, daughters, sisters and friends in Morocco. While the night had a nostalgic feel to it even before it ended, I also felt the pangs of privilege, the lines and borders of my perspective - the very thing I'm ...
... it. Seeing random fish heads strewn around that had been stranded as the water receded was a bit weird! After that we went up through the old part of ouarzazate where everything was a lot more rural and exciting! At the end of the trip we went to a Berber cooperative where a guy in traditional blue Berber outfit showed us a mini museum of Berber artifacts before taking us upstairs for mint tea and some serious emotional blackmail. An hour later, I emerged with a bloody ...
... mix of French pop songs, epic Arabic wailings and old Alanis Morissette songs, eventually emerging on the other side to a view of the stunning expanse of the Draa Valley, a beautiful basin of verdant palm groves gently carved out of the dry, rocky plains around it like a limp asparagus on a bed of lumpy mashed potatoes, or a dead green snake. Today the valley remains much as it must have in the distant past – a string of small villages accessed via rough dusty ...