Travel Blogs from Zagora
... different rustic hues, we found the deep red rock surrounding us was softer with the early shadows of the day, again the contrast of the vibrant oasis along the valley floor really enhanced the panorama. We had a steady stream of local villagers parading past us on their way to or from work, often carrying loads of hay either in sacks draped across their shoulders and down their backs or on their mules.
We met on the terrace for breakfast and enjoyed a ...
... host to no less than 32 films. All big movies, including Gladiator, Jewel in the Nile, The Mummy, and recently, game of thrones.
After, an hour, we had some food. Tradtional Moroccan Tagine beef for me, and a coke.
A hour or so later, we arrived at our destination, as far as the mini bus was concerned.
We were instructed to buy a Shemagh (Arabic head scarf), for 5 euros, to protect from the sun. Although we were mainly travelling the hour and ...
... speaks only Berber and French and Ian does not claim to speak either - we are either eating couscous with something on sticks, or something else! Almost correct, dinner tonight is goat(?) tagine and couscous followed by water melon - for some reason Ian cannot remember that particular phrase being taught at O level. We clamber to the rooftop terrace to observe the stars which are really bright tonight and listen to the night sounds of mating toads and crickets before ...
... short when it disappears into the desert sands near the coast. Zagora is the capital city of the Draa Valley. It's a new city, built in the 21st century and completed mainly in the 1970s, as a city to help support the large agricultural population in the area.
... the following morning to watch the sunrise from the top of the dune.
Before going to bed the children played " spotlight" in the dark with their torches.
It was a bit of a nightmare sleep due to the tents flapping ALL night in the forceful wind.
So the big question this morning is " is my butt too sore to go back on the camel ?". Of course not ! Tim was so uncomfortable today he looked very funny on his camel ..... ...
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- Free parking