Riad Dar Fatna
Travel Blogs from Ouzoud
... some more off road then road we headed off road again and in the distance were these gold hills, the sand dunes of Erg Chebbi. The reflection of the sun on the sand gave the dunes this golden and almost magical appearance, breathtaking to see. I was excited to be reaching the Sahara.
We arrived at a Bedouin camp and was greeted with some traditional Moroccan tea. We were shown our tents, stowed our gear then assembled for a camel ride into the desert. ...
... 2) but he wouldn’t accept it unless he could give me something in return. I won’t say what he gave me as one of you will get it as a gift!
In the morning I got up early and went to the Oasis de Fint, I wanted to get there and back before the 12o/c hotel checkout. As I didn’t know the way there and was unsure of the terrain I hired a 4x4 with driver, I am so I did, the route was 60Km all off road and very tough in places, my ...
... the Internet looked impressive enough!
Several travellers had suggested taking the yellow road, single lane tarseal, gravel both sides, mountain passes, more rural, better scenery, as opposed to the more straightforward red road. We thought of our intermittent accelerator issue, weighed up the risk and thought "to hell with it....yellow road"! Excellent choice as it turned out and our warning light did us the courtesy of staying away all day. ...
... then made our way down the Cliffside to eventually stop by the river and another small waterfall. We stopped in a beautiful shaded area – part of a café that was currently shut and just played around near the water, enjoying a cold drink and a cigarette and just generally having a laugh with each other. We all get on so well I feel like I can completely be myself! I don’t even feel like that with some of my closest friends, but for some reason it ...
... I named ‘Alfonso’ though not sure he understood me too well; Ate Morocco clean out of lamb and vegetable tagines (if you have never tried one, add it to your ‘bucket’ list!); smoked my first sheesha, and slept out under the stars in the Sahara Desert (either it rained slightly a few times during the night or Alfonso went a wandering…I pray it was the former! Haha). It was a visual sensory overload in the souks and spice markets, and in Fes ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center