- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free parking
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... a lot of tourists wanting to do the same trip you will be waiting a while. There are also smaller petit (small) taxis which are more what we consider taxis which you wave down off the street and use a meter - although in some places these are also shared which makes things a little confusing.
Our driver seems cheerful enough even if we don't really understand each other at all. On the short (20-25 minute) trip he stops a couple of good locations for taking ...
... control of southern Morocco and kept enemies and other warlords who might challenge his dominance from taking over. The cannon was given to him at the Kasbah Talouet (which we will see tomorrow.) Pasha Glaoui sided with the French in ousting Sultan Mohammed V and some consider him a traitor. Regardless, his relationship with the French gave him even greater wealth. When the French left Morocco and Mohammed V came back into power ...
... so we tell taxi driver OK, we will pay for four persons and off we go to Salt River. Here we must change to another grand taxi to complete our journey but it is only 5 Dh per person for this part of the trip so we pay for all six places. We arrive in Ait Ben Haddou and, still following Omar's plan, we make our way across the public foot bridge, not through the Berber houses for which we must pay a fat fee. The small town with its ancient Kasbah ...
... furthered when Laynni opened our window the next morning upon a splendidly tranquil village tableau, complete with sleeping dogs, grazing donkeys, bustling townsfolk in simple djellabas quietly passing by on their way to the fields, and the same two kids peering up at her from their patient crouches in the shade of the mud wall below. Just that kind of town.
From there it was back to Ouarzazate to regroup once again, then off to the old walled city of ...
... the finish line.
Exhaustion starts to set in as Toundoute simply refuses to get any closer. I even wonder if I should just call it quits… but I just can’t… not when I’m so close to my goal. Finally I drag myself to the bustling market area of Toundoute and immediately get on a collective taxi back to Skoura, not even taking a minute to celebrate my victory.
Another "Final ...