I’m commonly the world’s laziest tourist.
My typical fashion of excursion is one which involves me being picked up and plonked on the alternative aspect of the world to consume and drink my way thru another town and subculture.
I’ll on occasion throw in a museum visit to feature in a few “proper” lifestyle however if I’m completely honest, my vacations are in the main led by way of trying to find my next scrumptious meal and alcoholic beverage.
This time round I turned into heading to Marrakech in Morocco, and to be sincere, I knew very little about it.
THINGS I THOUGHT I’D NEVER DO ON A HOLIDAY:
RIDE A CAMEL
A lot of people requested me after I was given back from Morocco, ‘did you ride a camel?’ And the answer is yes, sure I did.
Have I assured approximately it? Not particularly. I’m simplest 155cm tall, and I realize camels are a whole lot taller than that, so it became a daunting prospect.
The first 5 mins of the experience consisted of me making some horrible attempts at snapping a few selfies, however, realized I turned into so afraid of falling seven toes down that I couldn’t let cross of the saddle. This is predominantly the satisfactory image that I ended up with:
STAY OVERNIGHT IN A REMOTE VILLAGE
If journeying to a place with out a Wi-Fi excites then you I’d advocate including this on your listing. After about an hour of always checking my telephone for a sign, you’d be amazed how speedy you may forget about approximately the net.
We traveled to the far off village of Tizi N’Oucheg – positioned within the Atlas Mountains about two hours outdoor of Marrakech.
The force in our 4WD up the steep mountains was bumpy however offered a simply magnificent view of the pristine snow-capped mountains.
This picture turned into shot on an iPhone, from a shifting vehicle – no bad photographs here:
Stunning view from the guesthouse:
As we walked thru the village, the local youngsters get excited and rapidly run right down to have a peek at us travelers and offer some samples of products made inside the village.
HIKE UP THE SIDE OF A MOUNTAIN IN THE NORTH OF AFRICA
As a good deal as I’d hate to admit it, the journey is generally a long way from being my center call.
I’m generally a persist with the principle roads and civilization kinda gal – so putting off on a half day trek thru a remote village becomes truly a brand new enjoy for me.
We depended on manual Rachid, who additionally owned the guesthouse we stayed in, led us down and up and through the mountains for what changed into described as a leisurely stroll. To be honest, If I didn’t sometimes go to the fitness center, I might have wished a helicopter to lift me out.