Travel Blogs from Amezrou
Today we had a long drive from Erfoud to Zagora, and spent the day marveling at the contrasts in this country. Morocco to the west of the Atlas ranges is green with farming plantations and the rolling hills are stunningly beautiful. The country on the east side of the Atlas mountains sees no rain and is arid with the most amazing gorges and …
... the street performers with snakes and monkeys in the square! On the bus back to to the hotel Abdoul admitted he had forgotten to collect a bowl someone had bought at the pottery place during the week, but to make up for it he bought 3 bowls! We gave him, Village People Man and The Driver our tips and had a group photo by the pool with the cheeky addition of a Travel Talk sign before saying our goodbyes. Was actually quite emotional... But no tears ...
5 hrs, 20.0 kms
A couple days later, the conference I'm attending ends at 11 AM. This means… plenty of time to make this an Adventure Day! I know immediately what to do: I’m going to try to connect my Ourika Valley hike to my Marrakech hikes, instantly turning this into a Superhike. To do that I need to cover a 34 kilometer stretch of boring flatland, walking alongside a busy road… not a prospect ...
Sunday, May 15
we passed a very large mining plant right in the middle of nowhere and
checking up on my encyclopaedia it would appear as if it is a plant for
mining phosphorus rock on which Morocco has 75% of the world's resource.
Like all mining operations is just as well it was in the middle of
nowhere because you certainly wouldn't want that in your backyard.
we drove from Taliouine ...
... ride, will be as thankful as I was at the fact that camel riding was nothing like horse riding. We had nothing to worry about, the speed was slow and steady and we were able to let go of both our hands and just soak up the sun and feel the breeze as we took in our unbelievable surrounding. We also didn't have to worry about being in control of the Camel as they followed the direction of our Berber guide in front of us, who held onto the rope that tied us all together. The ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsRiad Lamane Amezrou
A great Berber Riad. Comfortable rooms, reasonable buffet breakfast and dinner and a pool. Hot water only available between certain hours morning and evening. Only negative was that wifi is only available in the reception area, which was a little bit of a nuisance.
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