Tichka Salam Ouarzazate
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... slowly fade away through the gorge. The rocks on either side were a stunning blood orange like all other rock and sand for the last 3 hours of driving. It was a quiet and beautiful gorge. We then walked back down the windy road and past all the holes in the cliff side to the hotel. We settled in for dinner and had an early night. The dinner was great, a huge array of foods and our entire group got talk which was great. I got talking with this Australian couple who were really ...
... by several seasoned Morocco travellers we had met to visit Amtoudi and the Kasbah on top of the hill as we headed inland. So heeding this advice we decided to see what the fuss was about.
We rode into the dry dusty outskirts of the town where the campground was situated and put the tent up under an olive tree praying the shade would stick around for the rest of the day. We ate a lunch of barbequed mystery meats on sticks and decided to walk up to ...
... Could be a mirage. No, someone has really put a service station here. Complete with car wash, large cafe and a butcher. Still wasn't sure if it was a mirage so I stopped for a cafe au lait. Fifty metres down the road I pulled over, turned around and took a photo. Just to be sure. Spent the night in a magnificent Kasbah tucked away in the Skoura ...
... it home!
Mohamed returned us to the Riad Lamane. To my delight he had kindly organised a camel ride for me. He and Alan would wait at the riad while I took off with my camel. I was over the moon. Alan was decidedly unimpressed.
Hamadu was a lovely soft beige (I guess you could say camel coloured) camel with a sweet face and a nature to match. His owner was a former army man who spoke excellent English and was obviously very fond ...
... Why do all the main rooms have five windows?" "They represent the five rules of Islam", he said. These are to pray and to do Ramadan. The third, he said, was to go to Mecca, but apparently Allah is flexible on this and understands that not all muslims can afford an airline ticket to Saudi!! The fourth is to give money to the church (not negotiable)!! The fifth is to believe in Allah...from the heart!
God bless you all....