Dar El Menia
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- Continental Breakfast
- Multilingual staff
- Non-smoking hotel
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... to lunch of cooked vegetable tapas they call salad, and brochettes of chicken and dessert of fresh fruit. The pomegranates her are pale and the seeds very soft compared to those at home. The afternoon walk included the tannery seeing the vats in a state of restoration by the government. Howard bought a new wallet. Then on to a weaver, and a mosaics factory and a beautiful carpet shop. We were shown Judaic style, Berber hill style, imperial style and modern style carpets. ...
... of Erfoud, deep within the heart of Morocco. We are finally joining our camels for our three day, two night desert trek through the Sahara. We have been issued scarves and directions to make a head dress in case of a sand storm. We're all excited, but a little anxious as well. We will be out of touch from civilization for a few days, and will be back in touch on the other side. Provided, of course, as the Moroccans say, "God willing!"
... extended families live in them. Many have been converted into guest houses. Our riad was home to a Jewish family that were silver jewelry designers and merchants. In 1956, when Morocco became independent from France, many Jewish families left to emigrate to Israel. They didn't feel safe. The family that owned this riad sold it to a friend in the same business. As many as 31 family members lived here at one time. The courtyard ...
... to greet us was FANNY, the other Oasis truck, they only had 8 on their truck, so it was hello’s all round, and then the drinking and chatting started
I just said my hello and went off to sort out my kit and get a washing line up (even though I had washed it, there was no chance of drying it in the rain we had had during the past 2 days)
After that it was a quick dinner and off to bed ...
... the crowd on a 30 minute meditation...strange but unique.
I must talk about the food. Back in San Diego, my favorite restaurant is 'Kous Kous' in Hillcrest, a place owned by a Moroccan. I fell in love with the food years ago so I was looking forward to this aspect of my trip...it didn't disappoint. I spent the entire weekend eating nothing but vegetarian cous cous and tagine, and it was magnificent. Even better were the 'salads' before the main course, which reminded me of ...