Travel Blogs from Skoura
... bound, we had to keep pinching ourselves and making sure we were absorbing our surroundings and fully appreciating where we were. The views, aqueducts, the small plots of crops, the simple homes and the lovely, lovely people.
After enjoying a delicious lunch back at the Gite we went for a walk into the village and meandered through the couple of small shops before heading down to the creek where we waded in the water and being that it was such a hot day we ...
... is commonly known as a whirling dervish).
Anyway, the courtyard of the zouia was filled with trees and flowers while the walls surrounding the courtyard were covered in gorgeous mosaic tiles. Unfortunately, like the other Muslim buildings in Morocco, I was not permitted into the mausoleum or into the mosque, but I was able to peer into the mosque through an open door and it was filled with light and soft white colours and dark wood.
After the visit to ...
... if perhaps we had made a mistake. A detour around a couple of unmade roads left us no wiser.
Having learned a little(!) from our last night's experience, we headed back to the centre of Skoura, found a landmark (the gendarmerie), and telephoned Chez Talout.
By some miracle, they quickly located someone who could speak reasonably good English, instead of the French with a Moroccan ...
... br> Well, it’s only a semi-oasis, with scattered palm trees and dry farm plots that haven’t been used for a while. I the follow a dusty road to the wide riverbed, where dusk starts to set in, so I head down to the highway which I follow back into town.
I notice the kilometer marker: 42 kilometers to Ouarzazate That means that technically in one day I could walk walk to Ouarzazate and merge the ...
... the guy off the bus… Two, stop the bus and call the cops… three, tie the guy up or have some passengers volunteer to sit on him. But no, people just try to reason with him, which clearly isn’t working. I remember, years ago, while taking a Greyhound bus in California, the driver threw a passenger off the bus in the middle of the desert—for smoking! Now a guy is putting us all at risk of death, and people are just talking to him! ...
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