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... atop a load of hay stacked across its back. They were all happy to say hello, often accompanied with a beaming smile and lots of giggles. We balanced along the narrow walls stepping across irrigation channels and creeks then ventured along another valley and into a village. Walking along past all the mud built houses was amazing and again the locals were so delightful, with the children heading out to school we enjoyed chatting with a few who had mastered some ...
... 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 ...
... Well, you can follow the river itself all the way to Toudout. This proves to be quite difficult, so I work my way up to the village and opt to stick to the road instead.
I find a shady spot to play my Igli concert, and suddenly feel inspired to put some lyrics Brahim’s family and I came up with last night. It starts out with a Berber intro—then switches to a Gnawa rif… As I play, ...