hi,i recently visit morocco and i purchase carpets From Dar-Essaad, I had the pleasure of buying a beautiful Berber carpet from a friendly, multilingual, and most importantly, low pressure salesman. He has an enormous selection of rugs and carpets from every type of Berber tribe and will give you a demonstration and explanation of their origins and...more
Had been here in 2003, 2004 and 2005 and the medersa was closed - finally this year after 10 years of renovations this ancient and beautiful traditional Koranic school was available for visiting!We had about half an hour to slowly take in the very ornate features before the guardian announced he was closing for lunch. Well worth visiting if youre...more
Figuig is emphatically not a gastronome's destination. In fact, your choice is limited to the Hotel Figuig (if you order dinner in the morning) and a handful of cafes. There weren't even any vendors of street food, apart from a single bloke selling (gristly) brochettes: he was around the evening I arrived, near Les Palmeries, but I imagine that was...more
Figuig can be reached by bus from Oujda or Er Rachidia, either way via Bouarfa, 100 or so km to the north. Some of the Oujda buses run all the way: others, and I think all the er Rachidia services, involve a change of bus at Bouarfa. Either way it's a day's travel, approaching 400 km either way.Expect a lot of security checks on the Figuig-Oujda...more
JUST LOOKING OUT OVER FIGUIG Guide books mention 'La Platforme' in the ksar of Zenaga (the southernmost ksar, on the plain near the Algerian border) as a place to see the whole of Figuig from. I couldn't find this, nobody seemed to know about it & I would expect an elevated viewing-platform to be moderately visible.However, a great view can be...more
ok first of all there no hotel or any inn but if you know some one there (like an association you can enjoye your time there with them and stay as you like ) ,but if not you are obliged to pass only the day with out night ,also if you have a camping car you can stay and live in itn for food its easy you can bring it with you ar even the population can solve the probleme,...peice about lodging its up to both of you and the one you tchoose to spend the whole day ok i can say that the asssociation is better in ICH you can see every thing you like people there are simple.............