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Said Ahnana

Said Ahnana

Said Ahnana grew up as a nomad among the Bedouin near Merzouga, Morocco. His family lives in Erfoud, the city known as the Gateway to the Sahara. Said has worked in tourism for many years and is a highly attentive and capable host and driver. His ability to genuinely connect with guests from all cultures is unparalleled. He goes to great lengths to ensure all guests are comfortable and safe. He is a willing teacher of all things Morocco and will gladly share what he knows about Moroccan culture, geography, architecture, and history. He speaks Arabic, Hassaniya, excellent English, French, Spanish, and Berber. You will find him to have a wonderful sense of humor and to be excellent fun on your journey.
Nancy Lauer

Nancy Lauer

Nancy Lauer grew up in the American Midwest and considers Morocco her second home. She is a former classroom teacher as well as a mental health practitioner. Some of her time is spent working with English teachers. She also works with American and international educational publishers. She'll be the first to tell you that a trip to Morocco is an amazing life transforming experience.
Habib Aribi

Habib Aribi

Habib Aribi is a B├ędouin born in a Nomad tribe in Taouss, near the great sand dunes of Merzouga. He spent his childhood in the desert, and when he was ten, the dryness of the lands led him and his family to settle down in the Erfoud area, a place renowned for growing dates. After his school years, he acquired experience in tourism throughout various sorts of jobs, camel-owner, assistant, then head of a riad in Marrakech. He has been a tour guide on trails and roads in both desert and mountains for over six years. His patience and trustworthiness, along with his sense of humour have won over those who have traveled with him. He speaks Arabic and Darija (Moroccan Arabic), excellent French, Spanish, English, Hassaniya (Moroccan bedouins' language) and some Berber dialect.

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