Riad Dixneuf La Ksour
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... large brown eyes. As kids, some of us were embarrassed for her when we stumbled across bare breasted tribal women hidden deep inside the glossy pages of National Geographic. Others slightly resented her with millions of starving children. We sat alone at the dinner table, chastised, long after the plates had cleared, chewing on fatty chunks of meat floating in cold irish stew. We have been in Africa for two ...
... Under the expansive food tent, the Saturday crowd devours everything from barbecued springbok paninis to kingclip sushi rolls. Craft brewers pull pints of cold lager and local vintners pour glasses Sauvignon blanc. The solo musician loops djembe beats below the primal drone of the dijereedoo. The crowd bounces to the rhythm. We venture south to the Cape of Good Hope located at the most south westerly point of Africa. Here the basal shale mountains ...
... down the road to the main square. It was absolutely baking and the beers we had did not seem such a good idea. I was playing guide but needed a shave so we all separated with myself and Gary going to find a barbers whilst everyone else shopped. From the last time i was here, i remembered some shops which we promptly found and were whisked into the first one without too much resistance. Gary was just having a bit of a trim but i hadn’t shaved ...
... Unfortunately by then it was too late to see the view but there were lovely stars. We came down for dinner to the sound of the Spanairds singing and playing bongo drums. Lord, give me strength. Up early for the next day to depart at 7.30am we ate breakfast and then waited for the Spaniards (still in bed at 7.30...). Finally on the road the first stop was Tinghir. We were shown around the Berber garden plots a guide explained how the village system worked with each ...
... ran on solar heat and was so scorching hot that we couldn’t shower. The two amenities that we desired most, a cold shower and Wi-Fi were not available.
Frustrated with the situation, we made an executive decision to relocate to a room closer to the main square and to leave what seemed like the not so ideal Riad. Clouded by our frustrations, we were not making the rashest of decisions and regretted our move. It meant schlepping our ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service