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... for the Berber desert area. It is now a Hollywood style city, where lots of movies are made. Some you will know, Lawrence of Arabia and more recently Babel.
We enjoyed a guided tour of the old town, stating clearly that we were not buying, particularly an old synagogue where a poet now headquarters himself. He reflects on the old customs of Morocco and the impact of the new, commenting on the changing approach to food supplies and lifestyles.
The first day of our tour we drove through the High Atlas mountains and over a pass, with amazing views of surprisingly lush valleys. Mud villages tumble down the hillsides, shepherds tend their goats and sheep, women gather grass to feed their cow/s and carry big loads of it on their backs, tied up in colourful material - it seems a very traditional lifestyle. Part of the tour included a guided walk through two Kasbahs, one of which has been used for numerous movies, ...
It's been a while since I posted on the blog. Munich has kept us busy and the late nights are to blame. Thinking back to Marrakech which was 5 days ago, the clear highlight was Ait Ben Haddou. Here's what we experienced.
When we started off sleepily at 7.15 am on a CTM (local bus) to the town of Ouarzazate, I had no idea of the many delights the day would have in store. Sure, we'd done our research and knew Ouarzazate (how exotic sounding!) lay at the edge of the ...
... such as Gladiator, Babel, Lawrence of Arabia etc have been filmed in this region. Our accommodation for the night was stunning once again- we could really get use to this kind of luxury!
The next morning began our final day on the tour. We were excited to get to Marrakesh but sad to say goodbye to Mustapha who really had become much more than our guide. Our journey this day was fairly simple. First up we had a tour of the Labrynth of the South - the store was more like ...
... mornings, and evenings, and late afternoons) our time spent out hiking in the gorge under the brief midday sun was every bit as exhilarating and picturesque as we had hoped. Enough to convince us to stay an extra night, although not quite enough for us to add it to our list of “Best Rocky Canyons of the 21st Century”. We did an awesome two hour hike down a side gorge in an area affectionately referred to as “The Monkey Fingers”, ...