Palais du Desert
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... desolate that there is really no official border between Morocco and Algeria. I guess neither country feels it really doesn't matter too much in this part of the world
Our hotel in Erfoud was quite spectacular, despite its remoteness. Beyond the reception is a large courtyard with a swimming pool surrounded by tables and lounges. The walkways to buildings are covered with colorful Moroccan carpets, and the large rooms are among the best we ...
... complete we were offered tea and shown a little more of the factory where a hand made bowl caught Gayle's eye. The owner asked if we had any clothes we wanted to trade for the bowl. Stephen had a smart but old jacket that he not worn since Australia and had been thinking it was time for it to go, so we traded it for the bowl plus €10. He was none the less sad to see it go it had served him well for a long time.
... and blowing sand making it feel like we were deep into the middle of nowhere. The sand dunes were so majestic that they seems fake like a movie set. We all had shades of blue on by chance and the colors versus the dunes backdrops were great. I did have a moment thinking that some boy now has us in the middle of a sandstorm and seems to be walking randomly through large dunes. There was virtually no introduction or safety talk but none the less it ...
... land. Khalid said no one is exactly sure of their origins – could be Phoenicians, could be Visigoths, Arabs or Vikings or all of the above. Berbers in the north are fair skinned, in the south, darker skin and hair. The name comes from the Roman times in Morocco. Romans referred to all people who knew nothing of Rome as “barbarians.” This word was corrupted into “berbers" and the original tribes of Morocco have been known ...
... passing small villages, stopping at a nomadic Berber people living in the desert. Amazingly tough life living in tents on the desert, looking after their animals.
We continued on getting stuck in the sand and having a blast in the dunes. We had a lunch that the literature described as 'enjoyable' picnic-style lunch, of course, that depends on how much you ...