Travel Blogs from Taroudant
... Atlas Mountains on our way back to Marrakesh.
Atlantic Coast Seascapes
Sidi Ifni is colonial town whos whitewashed colonial style buildings are a stark contrast to the earth colored kasbah villages to which we've become accustomed. The beach looks clean and sandy. But it did not inspire awe.. We looked at the descriptions of other ...
After an orange breakfast of little bread pancakes with orange jam and orange juice we headed out to an oasis about an hour away. We drove across the fertile Souss plains where all the fruit and veg for southern morocco are grown. From the bus we mostly saw Argan trees and wheat. The oasis was date palms and alfalfa and broad beans. They went to get donkeys from the small town and we had a little ride. Danny walked, which is lucky for the ...
... step if walking!
There are many men wheeling trolleys laiden with fresh bananas; stalls of fresh fruit within easy reach, shops showing off at the front of their door their sacks full of grains pulses and rice, which they weigh out on old schools scales with weights to counter the balance.
Fresh bread is available in every corner and the pancakes are incredible, espically with a dose of honey over them!
... war zones, the suburbs will all be on fire
No jobs, no food, no water a lot of people are gonna die
Yet there will be a few pockets of peace, places that are like natural forts
High valleys surrounded by moutains cut off from the outside world
The people there have gardens the people there have guns
They can wells to us for water they don’t need anyone
... families still live in tents and only own what they can carry with them on two or three small donkeys. This is life at its simplest. Their biggest concern each day is for water – both for themselves and their flock. When they are in need of other essential items (Olive Oil, Flour, Salt), they will go to a market town to sell or trade one of their flock for the needed materials. Clothing is worn and patched and reused for generations. They stay in ...
- Swimming pool