The atmosphere is relaxed and festive as the Gazelles reach the bivouac. They are welcomed by Marina, Teams manager, who explains how and where to set up their tents in the camping area. The Gazelles listen attentively. “Now we’re really looking forward for it to start,” exclaims Chrystel of Team 125 (Mathilde GUILLAUME / Chrystel PISANESCHI-LEMOINE - UNE PAGE), excitement written all over her face. “We’re getting ready for an intense experience and to meeting interesting people”, adds her teammate Mathilde.
Next to them, the Moroccan teams are putting on a show, with songs and youyous, filmed by Hajar of Team 314 (Malika AJAHA / Hajar EL BIED). “It’s important to take part in this type of event in a country where the conditions of women are constantly improving”, remarks Jamila of Team 147 (Corinne TISSERAND / Jamila FRUCHART - KOWA Company & WES Worldwide Exclusive Services), who would like to encourage more Moroccan women to do the Rallye.