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Trip Start Oct 11, 2009
156Trip End Mar 10, 2010
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We drove on to Sidi Wassay and found the campground to be on a hill right on the beach front; so we could sit in Scooby and watch the surf. On the way to the camp ground we drove through a green and fertile valley – very unusual for this part of the world part, it was of the Souss Massa National Park known for having over half of the world's population of an endangered species of osprey as well as flamingos and various other birds... we didn’t see any.
Sidi Wassey didn’t get a lot of tourists and all the locals waved and the kids ran towards the car saying bonjour!!! The town had only one shop and you had to buy your bread and eggs first thing in the morning otherwise you would miss out that day.
Gill and Kim bought more provisions from the local shop – 2 loafs of bread, 12 manadrins, 10 eggs, 12 biscuits, 5 tomato’s all for 36 dirham - £3!
I got in a late afternoon surf and Hayden had a go of my hand board in the white wash, while Gill and Kim enjoyed the last of the sun before a spectacular sunset.
3rd and 4th Sidi Wassay
The next few days were relatively uneventful. Hayden and Gill went for a runs along the beach each morning. Kim did boxing and exercise circuits. I surfed for several hours each day and ate a ridiculous amount of food to keep the energy up. The surf was really good and I was the only one in the water.
Everyone read in the sun during their down time and went for walks on the beach in the evening. On one of these walks we met the most beautiful and docile donkey (see photos).
One night we had a Tajine at the newly opened campground cafe right on the water – very yummy indeed!! The other evening we ate a big pot of mussels in Provencal sauce. Hayden had collected the mussels fresh off the rocks at low tide that day delicious!!