Monthly Archives: November 2014

Southern Morocco Tour – Days 7 & 8

I woke up early to take a walk with the dog and our host immediately served coffee and tea when he saw me. What a good surprise! After breakfast we put our stuff in the car and then headed for a … Continue reading

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Southern Morocco Tour – Day 6

Our plan was to to head from Merzouga to the valleys: “les gorges de Toudra” and “les gorges de Dadès”. We had plenty of time since we only had a short distance to cover. We headed for Tinghir where we turned north … Continue reading

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Southern Morocco Tour – Day 5

I woke up early to see the sunset and walk the dog in the chilly morning.  After breakfast we hired a guide to take show us around. We spent the morning visiting the dunes, the abandoned village and some nomads … Continue reading

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Southern Morocco Tour – Day 4

Today we drove to Merzouga, the real Sahara desert. Although not as extended as the dunes in Algeria, Lybia or even Tunisia, the dunes stretch 30 km long and 8 km wide. The road leading to our accommodation was mostly … Continue reading

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Southern Morocco Tour – Day 3

On Sunday we took a rest day to explore the surroundings of Ouarzazate. Based on the advice of our hosts we headed to the Fint oasis, located south of the city. After about 20 minutes drive on dirt roads, a small … Continue reading

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