Xaluca Bivouac La Belle Etoile
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- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... of the highest dunes 180 m above sea level, with about a 1km width. Just a series of little tents pitched on the sand. There were a total of only 6 camps ours being the smallest. Anyway our guy set to in cooking our dinner and we attempted to climb the dune - incredibly hard. All I had were visions of Daddy trying to climb it when he wasn't well. Sean was feeling quite seedy after a very bumpy up n down ride. He started with me, but had to give in, very proud of myself I ...
... filling. Although tasty, I preferred the simpler one we sampled yesterday (the homemade version). Also toured the "palais" of Moulay Ali Sharif (founder of the current 'Alaouite' dynasty of Morocco in the 1600's), and a nearby ksar (a fortified village of families with allegiance to the King), both in Rissani.
After lunch, we rode 25km to our hotel. It was getting really hot and we were glad it ...
... Apes and are on the endangered species list. I was fortunate to see three of them and even stopped to give one of them peanuts.
We reached Azou by midday and Karem asked if I would mind if we stopped so he could particpate in midday prayers. Nope. Feel free. So as Karem headed over to the mosque, I wandered around and looked at the mostly shuttered shops in the tiny town. There were a few women on the street selling large circular loaves of bread (used ...
... over the sea of sand. The larger than normal orange sun slowly descends while the almost full moon waits its turn to shine behind me.
The warm wind breathes across the desert blowing the sun lit sand across its surface like hovering spirits. The suns face says goodbye, dipping behind the Atlas Mountains as the wind quietens his voice we for a moment seemingly the only souls left on earth.
... and experiencing Arab and Islamic culture. Exchange is so important, especially now!!
One of the guys walked us to the bus station even though his father was waiting for him for two hours in the parking lot. He wanted to make sure we got on the bus safely and kept telling us "B-shwiya"--be careful. These are some of the most genuine people I have ever encountered! They truly put us at ease after a stressful evening. And so, at 10:45 we finally were on the ...