Morocco: With Giselle, Jim, Jane & others
A day late. The other members of our group arrived on the 17th.
Better late than never.
Flight was fine. A little late and we breezed through passport control. However, we waited 45 minutes for our guide/driver. An intrepid guide saw us waiting so long and wanted to help out. We were outside gate 2 and he suggested going over to gate 1. We didn’t know there was another possible meeting place. As we walked over, Hassan, our guy, holding a sign with our names, was walking to our gate.
We rode for 4 hours of mostly wheat fields. We saw sheep, goats, donkeys, few horses and cows. We’re on a very smooth 4-lane highway to ESouieria from Casablanca airport.
Further west we saw orange trees, olives trees, and bananas in green houses.
The last 2 hours is different terrain. Little hilly, pebbly, and sandy with little shrubs, some grass. Not so many well-tended fields.
Driving through small towns and villages. Buildings no higher than three storeys. Concrete and bring painted clay colour or left concrete-gray. In each town, we passed a market. It’s 8pm.
We arrived by 9:30pm. Our friends were just heading to dinner. I had chicken tangine and it was awesome. And there were bowls of marinated olives that were incredible!