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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Minbar in room
- Smoking rooms available
- Swimming pool
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After two nights in Zagora, we started our way back northwest and ended up again in the seeming middle of nowhere. Our accomodations, the Kasbah Air Ben Damietta, was a wonderful place, run by a French woman; so the cuisine de haute was French - steak!
We also stopped at the Atlas Movie Studio outside of, here comes that name again, Ouarzazate. Lawrence of Arabia, Cleopatra, and Patton, among other, were filmed, at least in part, here.
... as a stay with a Berber family we were delighted to find a massive grand mud built home. Owned by one family who live at one end of it, this Gite was more like a castle. Whilst rustic it was just divine, where they catered for everyone with dorms, hotel style ensuited rooms and large suites. With divine terraces, massive verandahs and the most spectacular sweepings views along and across the lush green valley to the stark rich red rocks, the beauty took our breath ...
... a mass of joined houses that are located within thick walls with one entrance to protect the people from attack from neighbouring tribes. A drive through an amazing gorge then straight on to Skoura for lunch. Where we are staying is truly unique, it is a Kasbah in an oasis in the middle of the dessert. No telly, phones etc. our room consists of a bedroom, living room and bathroom. See the photos, it's beautiful, so ...
... The sun rose from behind the Kasbah. We could see everything from there. Dave made an hour long hike and checked out the ruined Kasbah Mirna and Kasbah du Glaoui up close while I got caught up on my journal.
Shortly after noon, we reluctantly pulled ourselves away from that place and headed in direction of Gorge du Dades.
... The ksar had minimal decorations carved into the walls, but occasionally we would see a marking called a Nomad's compass (similar to a cross and a sign of a travel), a butterfly (which is a sign of good luck), a freedom sign and a series of steps known as the stairway to heaven.
We eventually left the ksar and walked around the back of the zouia where there was a beautiful 17th century ksar with a rather elaborate exterior wall. We did not enter, ...