Africa Day Two Fes to Ifrane

Getting further South every day,

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Another day another omelette chef..

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Service in the hotel car park, if you look closely you can see Jonathan doing his morning ablutions under the back axle, although I have my suspicions that he may be sneaking in an extra kip

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Jaouad Bennoune Chef de Reception was really nice and efficient. On duty when we arrived late, on duty again in the morning, perfectly turned out

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Mohammed Alaoui in the back office helped us with onward hotel reservations in Ifrane and Erfoud.

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Post service, a much happier car and quite a few issues resolved or repaired

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Self service station Morrocan style, they earned a tip when they got the screens cleaner than they left the factory

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Driving through the Tazeka National Park, once the world’s smallest at three square kms, and home to Barbary apes and panthers. We turned a corner in the road to be met with the view above. The photos don’t work, the range is massive and you are looking at huge distances, those aren’t clouds but snowcaps. Astonishing in the flesh

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Being more like the Arab…
In my hand the crushed kettle that had served me so well for so long

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Was determined to fix it but sadly holed below the waterline

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Jonathan being explorery

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We collected this sprig in Spain but four days later it’s earned its place on the car.

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Wasn’t expecting snow, ah Africa, the heat the dust.

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Dukebox in the back, Hotel Chamonix in Ifrane

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Three long flights of stairs, loads of fatigue and the swirly spiral stair carpet nearly did for me, felt quite strange by the top. We’re very high up here so the rare air may have played a part

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Lahoucicine our waiter for breakfast and dinner

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Bit pissed after dinner with the Lion of Ifrane.

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The guy on the right took the photo, the little kid on the left bawled her eyes out when I lifted her up to be in the photo with us

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