Xaluca Bivouac La Belle Etoile
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free parking
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... Some of the staff got up and could be heard pounding stakes in the ground. Fortunately, by morning it was calm and sunny, and we prepared to finally cross the famous Sahara Dunes.
Reaching the base of the dunes, nearly everyone chose to ride. Walking through the fine powdery sand is like slogging your way through deep snow. The camels are made for it, but our shoes are not. We donned our sheshs and off we went.
... the factory produced amazing things from ornaments, small to very large, to elaborate table tops and bathrooms sink benches.
Our initial resolve was to look and not buy but of course we were tempted and the owner was the ultimate salesman. We came away with some interesting things, some dust collectors no doubt.
During the tour we were shown the museum part of the factory, this was full of the ...
... again. At one point we turn a turn off the road onto the desert floor. There was supposedly a path to follow but with the wind and sand who knew where it was. The path was bumpy and Caleb loved it - the shocks on our 4Runner were good. Ten minutes later we pulled up to the edge of the Erg Chebbi dunes and a building of sorts which turned out to be where people and camels can stay. We had our faces and eyes covered as we got out of the car as things ...
Breakfast at the Barceló hotel went better this morning. The other tour group appears to have left. There were clean plates and silverware and John and I were able to get a second cup of coffee. We had just enough time for a few photos with John and the "last" Atlas Lion bronze statue in the little park across the street from our hotel. We have a long drive to Erfoud ahead of us. Looks like it will be a beautiful fall day in Morocco.
... 25 different families. They showed us the fascinating and labour intensive art of creating carpets from sheep and camel wool. The colours used are all organic - they use things like poppy flowers, saffron and mint!
On our way out from Tinehir we enjoyed walking in the Todra gorge and then we were off to visit a museum reflecting Moroccan history where Joe was in his element!