Riad Jnane Ines
Travel Blogs from Taroudant
... almost two hours stalled in this town and had had it. There are oodles of hotels around but we did not want to choose any ol' one. We bee-lined out of town. We didn't want to deal with it. And we couldn't figure out what these guys accomplished by giving us the run around. In all honesty, it probably would have been an interesting stop. But, because we wanted to turn the car into the ...
After an orange breakfast of little bread pancakes with orange jam and orange juice we headed out to an oasis about an hour away. We drove across the fertile Souss plains where all the fruit and veg for southern morocco are grown. From the bus we mostly saw Argan trees and wheat. The oasis was date palms and alfalfa and broad beans. They went to get donkeys from the small town and we had a little ride. Danny walked, which is lucky for the ...
... 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 ...
... but sometimes they do some complex designs of stars and flower—looking like something you’d see maybe in Eastern Africa. Nice to see rural folks having some art appreciation.
There’s also a view a little farther on, looking down a cliff to the riverbed with a village perched on the cliff on the otherside… with such lush growth below you could blink and almost convince yourself this ...
In Taroudant, we did a little shopping before we went to Brenda's town to sleep there. On the way to her town, the roads were so flooded, that there were boys who would let cars go through one by one and then lead the way for the safest route. After they lead the taxi safely to the drier part of the road, we would hand them tips. It was pretty exciting!
When we stayed at Brenda's place we met some of her neighbors and one of them came by ...
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