Xaluca Bivouac La Belle Etoile
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... but we can't afford that, then of course we had to explain they couldn't come in the suitcase because they were too heavy!! Other places we drove through was Boumalne Dades, Erfoud and Rissani. We arrived at the edge of the Erg Chebbi dunes where we stored our luggage in a small hot room. The Sahara itself is amazing desolate yet in places lush and incredible. Anyway no time to waste and we were on the backs of the camels who were waiting patiently, just us 2 and an Italian guy. ...
... 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 ...
... at the end.
The camp was pretty good, not glamping by any means, but the tents were large and had enough room for two large mattresses and our bags. They had solar panels so that there were also lights in the tents. The only down side was that the tents are built to keep out the wind and the sand, which means there is very little ventilation, I don't think anyone had a good nights sleep as it had to be ...
... on earth"--the Sahara. After about 5 minutes of waiting the sky opened up with not only buckets of rain....but hail. Something we learned that most Moroccans never see in their lifetime!! Women all around whipped out their prayer beads, children began to cry and men ushered everyone down underneath the platform as quickly as possible...it was absolute chaos on about a 5 ft diameter staircase. All we could do was look at each other and laugh at our bizarre ...