IMLIL (Dagbladet): A orange fourwheel drive car bråstopper in one of Imlils narrow streets. Out jumps fjellguiden Rachid Imerhane (33), wearing a wide and winning smile.LOVE MOUNTAIN Rachid Imerhane should be a lawyer, but the call of the mountains was stronger. In almost half his life, 33-year-old worked with tourism. Show more
Welcome to us! We are incredibly sorry and hurt for the horrible happened. Believe us, something died in us and. We grieve and we want to say excuse. To the great girls 'family and to all of you norwegians," he says.the Danes back
A 20-century danes follow Imerhanes advice and returned this week to his brother's guesthouse in Imlil. It is denmark's Cecilie Skog, Mogens Kjæmpe Jensen, who is the leader in fjellgjengen.
I have been here two times before, and it is a fantastic area. It is terrible what happened, but we can't let the terrorists win. We can not be afraid, " says Kjæmpe Jensen to the Newspaper.READY FOR the TRIP: The answer Cecilie Skog, Mogens Kjæmpe Jensen (46), and Nina Bjork Veosdottir (38) from Denmark ready to reach the top of Toubkal, North Africa's highest mountain. Show more
Tobarnsmoren Nina Bjork Veosdottir (38) and the man is with in the group. They have trained in one year to reach the goal: the Summit Toubkal, the highest mountain in North Africa.
I was probably the one who was closest to in the to cancel the trip. But I talked with people, both in the Danish ministry of foreign affairs and otherwise. And we decided finally that we are on the trip. Now we are here, and we're looking forward, " says Veosdottir.
the posse should go a day in the area, to avklimatisere. So are they going up to the top.
the Plan is to create a beacon where the two girls were killed. And when we arrive at the top, we shall have one minute of silence for the girls, " says Kjæmpe Jensen.- Sparkling SORROW: Here, on the gudiekontoret in Imlil, met Rachid Imerhane the two girls, Mary Ueland and Louisa Vesterager Jespersen, who was killed in the atlas mountains. - Horrible. We are all in grief, " says Imerhane. Show more
Fjellguiden Rachid Imerhane are one of those who met Mary Ueland and Danish Louisa Vesterager Jespersen when they arrived in Imlil the 12. December. He was the one who checked their gear, which was "good and professional". 33-year-old also encouraged the girls to use the guide, but they declined.
They were smiling and bubbly. What has happened is terrible and has shocked us all. Who is it that can kill people? There are monsters and represents no one here in Morocco, " says Imerhane.
Africa has a 33-year-old grown up in the mountain, and started as authorized fjellguide for 14-15 years ago. He has led thousands of tourists safely up and down to North Africa's highest mountain, Toubkal. All have come safely up and down, in the beautiful and colourful mountain range.
for centuries, we have lived here and lived in peace. We are open and hospitable people who live with and by the tourism. That something so terrible was going to happen up here.... It is for us totally incomprehensible and horrible. Something died in us also. But we must not let the terrorists win, " says Imerhane.Sorry
33-year-old is sorry, and he often think of the terrible that happened in the mountain area for which he is so fond of.
the Terror has been in Paris, Nice, USA, Germany... But that it should come up here.. It shows that no place is safe. It makes me sad and tired. This is not about religion. Religion is something private and nice. Quite the opposite of murder and hatred, " says fjellguiden.
He was supposed to be a lawyer, but after one year of studies in Marrakech, was missing after the quiet fjellivet in Imlil and the atlas mountains too big. He took studies in English and to be fjellguide. And has been since.
Look around you. We have it not fine here? Ask Imerhane and laughs. But quickly becomes serious again.
- We can't go around being afraid. It is the what the terrorists want. Come to us, so we can all honor those fine girls who lost their lives here too early, " says Imerhane.More than terror GREETS TO NORWAY: Rachid Imerhane driver Toubkal Ecolodge in Imlil. Show more
After the terror attacks in Imlil has the moroccan authorities introduced stricter rules for to go in the atlas mountains. Now all that will go in the mountains with a licensed guide. In addition, the police set up three sjekkposter from Imlil and up towards the Toubkal mountain.
I am sorry for that, we must ensure the mountain in this way. This has been a place of peace in centuries, and should be continued. But I hope and believe we will never experience something similar again, " says Imerhane.
He was one of those who organized a minnemarkering for Mary Ueland and Louisa Vesterager Jespersen the 22. December. Then came the young and old moroccans from all over the country to participate. Both christian, jewish, berber and muslim leaders were with.
It was a nice session, where we celebrated our sorrow and said no to terror. People had candles, flowers and pictures of the women. The killings have shocked the whole of Morocco, and we hope that we will eventually get to show you that Morocco and Imlil is so very much more than terror, says Imerhane.SORRY: When you walk around in the mountain village of Imlil, all the citizens and says sorry when they get to know that you are from Norway. This nøtteselgeren has hung up the Norwegian flag on the wall to commemorate Mary Ueland and Danish Louisa Vesterager Jespersen. Show more