Le Sauvage Noble
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... ourselves almost surrounded at one point by 4x4s and scrambler motorbikers stirring up the sand with their tyres. They seemed to be based out of some ramshackle mud houses within a long and wide strip of the poisonous gourd trees. Lahsen explains that when the rain comes down off the mountains once a year it washes along here in a wide river, and takes with it all the dwellings which are then rebuilt annually. As the sun beats down, we trek on and begin our climb. I ...
Day 055: 2 hours, 4.3 kms
Just a stone's throw away is Zaouia Tamada, which is partly ruins, partly still inhabited and doesn’t take me long to explore. As I’m about to leave, a couple old fellows by the side of the road advise me "you really should visit the old castle", pointing to a dirt road going deep into the oasis. I’m not really in the mood for doing a long side trip, but go ...
... oozed female comaraderie and Girl Power, it was most certainly unique.
Todra Gorge, yesterday:
Crushed five in the backseat and two in the front, the share taxi driver wove in and out of the palmeries on the way to the gorge. I received a crooked toothed grin from the granny on my right and a big brown eyed blink from the little girl sitting on her mother. The scenery was breathtaking but harrowing as ...
... Short for his true Arabic name. The Berber men did not speak any English and so we were communicating by smiles, laughter and finger pointing. I cautiously lifted one leg over the camel and sat down on the saddle, then held on tight as I had no idea what was going to happen. Straight away the camel lifted its backside, throwing me forward, and then it lifted up its front feet, throwing me back, and then it evened itself out straightening out its back legs. Wow, what ...
... obliging tourists. Then onward we drove, the mighty Atlas seeming to erode away beneath our swerving wheels. Soon the mountains were flattening, softening and a new landscape was upon on.
We stopped in Zagora to stock up on bottles water and Berber scarves to protect our faces from sun and sand before boarding our new (and thankfully slower!) means of transportation - the camel! A group of Berber men swathed in long robes and impressive head coverings welcomed ...
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