Travel Blogs from Essaouira
... everything including massive eels!! I was befriended by an old fisherman called Hamid who desperately wanted to show me the boat he worked on!! Sean of course wanders off leaving me as he does every time I engage with someone which is quite frequently!! Anyway in broken English and French he told me about his family and how poor he was. I still refused the photo suggestion but ...
... unfolded when the bus diverted onto a dirt path next to the highway in order to get around the wreck. We had an interesting moment when we nosed into the pavement as we got back on the highway, but with some creative maneuvering we got back underway.
Arriving in town, we met our hostess, Naima, at the bus station. Cindy Xie in Beijing has some competition now for Best Host Ever; Naima and her husband Hamid were fantastic. The bus ...
... range from 20-40 dihram per kg for different dates. The big
medjool ones cost a lot though.
The fruit here is ripe, juicy, fresh
and locally sourced, so high in taste and in nutritional value.
The second day we were here, we found a
vegetarian/vegan cafe, so we have been visiting here at least once,
and quite often twice a day. Everything is prepared then and there
and all the food taste amazing. He sometimes even gives us free
apricots and ...
... br> Wind raced at the walled-in town at Laayoune Port. Heaps of orange sand piled up against the wall. A bulldozer and truck came to remove some of this sand so the town wouldn't get buried.
Next to where I stood, orange sand swam across the highway like flat ghosts. It gathered on my bags. It sprayed in my eyes and face. I stood upon a pile of sand. This elevated my head enough to avoid most of the flying ...
... a nicer, warmer time like when I was sitting on the beach in Kuaui being cooked under the noon day sun, and was able to attempt to surf. My only other experience with surfing was in Costa Rica where I had not had any problems standing up on the board and riding the waves. But today, under slightly different (miserable) conditions, I found it nearly impossible to stand. Needless to say after an hour of failed attempts at surfing and standing at the brink ...