Travel Blogs from Taroudant
The seascapes, as we drove north up the Atlantic coast, were short lived and the desert landscapes inland were uninspiring. Most the morning was spent driving just out of view of the sea. We saw some nice picnic spots in coastal coves but none which begged us to spend time.
What is a Tiz Nit?
Around noon, we reached the area's transport hub, Tiznit. It a ...
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 ...
... you will find only men sitting and drinking coffee, tea or water but never any women.
The souq on a Sunday is a big event, its on the outskirts of the city walls and has everything from cows and sheep to spices and bananas, skrewdrivers and sunglasses, underwear and robes. Many people travel great distances to buy and sell at it, fantastic hussle and bustle to the region as the day goes on and people go about their business.
... 8212;as a matter of fact, in an half day of hiking I haven’t seen a single landmark that I’m sure I remember seeing when I rode up here in 2002! I ask someone and he tells me, yes, I’m on the right road to get to Assaka… So I follow the road, as it winds up higher and higher. No more lush farmland here, just olive groves and occasional little terraced plots on the hillside.
Sometimes I try following a path down the ...
... little like a petulant child. Me and Dori checked anyway and heard the same story: the bus we wanted doesn't exist and we would have to get two more grand taxis to get there.
After coffee we went to the taxi stop and tried, very unsuccessfully, to barter for a better price, before getting in for the original stated price and destination. The driver seemed a little ****** off; when we got in, he tried to make sure we understood the price we'd already agreed to. Max, ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed