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... less than 100 meters from our hotel. Yes, we have to admit that once in a while we do crave a good ol' burger or saladbar. The Ibis hotel is situated just across the river from the old-town of Meknes and it's ancient medina.
We checked in and opted for a room on the 3rd floor in spite of an out-of-order elevator. We figured we needed the exercise. Ibis is solid mid-level, by Europe and American standards, and ...
... Mohamed V Mausoleum (where the current kings father and grandfathers tombs are) and the Hassan Tower. From Rabat we continued on to Meknes.
I've included some photos of some stunning displays of sweets and spices in the souk, spoiled slightly when you witness the shopkeepers stack the olives and dates one at a time, each and everyone touched by human hand!
... You need to go to Nissan Casablanca", he said, "Only they can place orders on Japan"!!!
We learnt African patience in 2003, so we said we would go to Casablanca, then we tipped him with great difficulty. When we got back to the campsite, we realised it was actually Friday. This, I have to say, happens a lot.... so we could have had breakfast! We had actually wanted to go to Fez from Meknes, about 60km east, but the next ...
... down to the train station, where we were given out tickets and went out to wait on the platform. The departure time came and went and we ended up waiting for an extra 40 minutes! Eventually the train came and we got on and went to find our seats, which we had to kick a couple of people out of, then sat down. We had a lady with her daughter both holding two small boys sit across from us, and although none of them spoke English, we communicated with them a bit, telling them ...
... exploring given that today is effectively my only day in Meknes. First though, i needed some sustenance. When the young man gave me a tour of the Riad this morning, he recommended some places for me to visit including a restaurant. Apparently a lot of the cafe’s in the square have made people ill so i didn’t want to take any chances. A short, uninteresting walk later, i arrived at the place, sat down and ordered a plain omelette ...
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