Le Petit Riad
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- Concierge desk
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Smoking rooms available
- Breakfast Available
- Room service
- Non-smoking rooms
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... large private residence and is quite interesting as you can visit the interior.
In case your interested Ouarzazate is ok but hardly anything exciting. Its a town as I said before almost solely set up around the film industry. There are many very basic hotels but it has a nice town square with some decent enough eateries. It is also a useful place to break up the journey further out into the dessert proper where you go camping or do some ...
... stands now but from the outside it looks pretty amazing. The symbols on the buildings are Berber representing the tattoos the women must wear on their faces. There is an abandoned mosque and minaret at the top of the hill in the center of the Kasbah. We hiked up, up, up, climbing uneven stairs, up, up, up. I was starting to roast in my black jeans. Morocco is a cold country with a hot sun and today in the sun it was definitely HOT. ...
... from Gladiator, Jewel in the Nile, a French Astorix film and several Biblical/Egyptian epics. We also see a concrete car which will be used in a scene where the car is blown up and an aluminium aeroplane. While some of the sets are beginning to deteriorate, it is interesting to see their construction from their reverse side - close up the plaster and wood facade still look like stone. Gill would have liked to have bathed in Cleopatra's pool, but ...
... Dinner was at a nearby restaurant where my food adventure continued, this time ordered steak a chevalle - horse meat. It was beef-like in taste and hamburger like in texture - interesting, but not something I'm in a hurry again to eat. After dinner, more explorations of the hotel and feeling how lucky we were to be here and just blown away. The thought of stalking movie stars did cross our mind, but it didn't look like anything was filming.
... the emergency brake… gone horribly wrong.
Finally the bashful driver appears, gets in and drives forward. I quickly try to brace myself for what I’m about to see…
Yes, there are people back there. No, they haven’t been impaled by the re-bar. They all managed to escape by jumping over crates of fruit to the interior of the shop. Just the edge of the entrance was smashed ...