Dar al Sultan
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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The sun was cracking the stucco walls as we prepared for another busy day doing not very much in Marrakech. Lucia had bought a Fez yesterday, thereby ending a lifelong search for the world's most authentic head wear; however, she has decided not to wear it in Morocco for some unknown reason ( at least to me. ) so it is back to baseball caps and the classic, floppy bush-hat.
On a different subject, it has been brought to my ...
... sites are mosques that are not open to non-Muslims. In Marrakech (where I am trying to decide how to fill 2 days), over half the sites in my guidebook are either not open to the public or are not open to non-Muslims. Of the remaining, several are local parks and 1 is a former palace that was once the most beautiful in the world but has been completely stripped bare. ...
... entreated so we all ended up at our final dinner with packages Two notes about the Sultan: first, he apparently picked a different wife to sleep with each night so they each had him for one night a month. Only the official wives were allowed to get pregnant. But this was occurring in the late 1800s so birth control wasn't around. If one of the unofficial wives (who were usually gifts to the Sultan from those trying to curry favor) did get pregnant she was either expelled from ...
... coupled with the hordes of tourists we would have had to fight through, meant that we skirted the arch itself and entered the old kasbah via the side.
From here, we followed crudely painted sides, through the bustling streets, traders calling out to us as we passed, to the Saadian tombs. These intricate and beautiful grounds were surrounded by high walls, and accessed via a long, narrow passageway with huge sandy coloured walls looming above us. As we emerged into the ...
... non-Muslims, centuries of Muslims have prayed within the confines of its beautiful walls. THE EL BAHIA PALACE The El Bahia Palace was built for Ahmed Ibn Moussa (or Ba Ahmed) between 1894 and 1900 in the Alawi style that was popular at the time. Craftsmen were brought from Fez to work on this monumental task which took approximately fifteen years to complete. It is said that the palace was built as a home for Ba Ahmed’s official concubines, and it has also been said ...