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The kasbah in town also looks nice not that we went in, if indeed that is even possible, not to mention there is the movie studio just outside of town (the opposite side of the kasbah heading back towards Marrakech) but not something that interests us - you can generally combine this with a visit to Ait Benhaddou when negotiating with the grand taxi driver.
So our quick excursion to Ouarzazate is already complete and tomorrow we are off to another kasbah in Telouet!
... to go all the way up. Does my backside look better now? The view from the very top was spectacular. I can see why so many movies were filmed here. Khalid pointed out some film locations better appreciated from this high point – a scene from Gladiator and Jewel of the Nile. I am going to go back to watch these movies to see if I can recognize any of the locations. In the distance you could hear the mid-day Call to ...
... 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 ...
... alongside a road. Let’s just enjoy the experience.
The problem is, I’m just really not feeling to well today, and as the sun gets hotter, it starts to really wear me out. Finally I reach the road again, but little relief. After passing a boring little village of boxy houses, I decide to count Tifrit a town, and duck into a small orchard to take a rest, and play another little concert, before trudging ...