Riad Salam Erfoud
Travel Blogs from Erfoud
... sun was at a bad angle to get a good photo of the adobe village but you get the idea. The interesting thing for me was the simple Berber cemetery with only stones to mark the graves. Derrick bought a box of dates for everyone to sample. I’d never had a date before and they were delicious but I was afraid the dates would be talking to me later so I only had one.
Khalid helped us pass the time driving telling jokes. He was funny and ...
... we were off to the dunes. The dunes have a terrible beauty to them - awe inspiring places. We headed off to see the sun set but, as in India, overcast stopped that from happening. Back on the camels we went to the 4X4 to return to the hotel to call it a night.
Lot of fun in retrospect - in spite of the flies and blowing sand - we all seemed to enjoy the experience.
... and certainly the type that we imagined for Morocco. The countryside changed from lush fertile plains to high mountain terrains to arid desert. Can you believe we also came across SNOW! Snow and Morocco just don't seem to belong in the same sentence, but snow there was. At times the road became quite winding and narrow, and I'm glad there wasn't too much ...
... it means to arrive at the oasis to rest. It is like saying I went to the Amazon and you slept at La Casa del Suizo. Of course, you went to the indigenous community, you took ayahuascar, you walked through the jungle, but you know at the end of the day, that is it not the same thing. Or like saying you are a high mountain climber and you spend your days climbing the Ilalo. I think you start to understand and if you dont, then you just one more example, my camelīs name was Bob Marley.
... tourists but so be it.
We ate bread, jam, and juce and were on our way. We wave goodby to Mustaafa who then seemed very pleased.
I can't say enough good things about our camel trek. Youssaf comes highly recommended by the Dean Family. Look him up at:
Auberge. Youssef Mezane. +00 212 (0) 61 53 31 22
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