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16 February 2005

Morocco - the land saturated with colour!

"Everything else was the colour of Africa - brown, a thousand different shades of brown.
Pale brown grass on red brown soil, with twisted, chocolate-brown tree trunks reaching
up to the moving masses of brown leaves at their tips." - Wilbur Smith 'When the Lion

Morocco has been a truly evocative placed to start our African adventure. Three weeks
into our trip we've experienced spectacular scenery, enjoyed friendly hospitality and
have savoured life-long memories...

The Oliver Presser
Moroccans are among the most hospitable on the continent. Mustafa generously gave up an
entire day to guide us around his village and host us to tea/snacks at his house ... at
no cost!

Desert Fox
Laribe - the crazy man of the desert - offered to guide us (at a price) off-piste over
the exotic Sahara dunes of the Erg Chebbi across to Zagora.

Depot Nomad
Berbers are skilled in the art of successfully convincing you of the need to own a
'genuine Berber carpet from the mountains'. Mohammed outskilled Martin on the
sales-front ...

Read more on www.bigsky-adventures.com

Next week sees us in Mauritania for more adventures.

Best wishes,
Martin & Debbie x






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