Le Cedre d'Argent
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... that was brought near the surface using water gates and then lifted the remaining distance with a livestock powered waterwheel. The room with the waterwheel was shaped to capture the condensation on the roof and channel it to internal gutters. Just one of several clever architectural decisions. Another one being the deliberate kinking of potential wind tunnels to slow external gales to an internal breeze while the doors were opened.
Next to this bountiful ...
... 120 families work there. They all equally split the profit they make from their items each week. After viewing the tannery they took us to their large shop where they sold just about everything that could be made out of leather. I didn't buy anything, and they didn't push us to buy anything which was nice. After that they took us to a shop where they make scarves, djellaba, and other clothing. They wrapped us ...
... the many hole-in-the-wall shops. A walk of a half hour, and you are at the sea front. The ramparts are not much of a looker, nor was the fort, but the town has a relaxed feel to it. There are quite a few art exhibitions going on, the main one being at the Frederic Damgaard hall, where they only exhibit the art and sculpture of artists from this town.
I found the attendant in this recommended exhibition facebook-ing when I walked in. I was the only one for now. He put ...
... thought was a brutal job. However, he apparently liked the fact that he could sit there, listen to his music and have no one bother him (until me). He also informed me that he did his job in shifts. In the morning it was time for men to inhabit the hamman. In the afternoon, the ladies. I wondered how they prioritized hamman days for the residents, but figured I 'd taken up enough of his time, so we left the hamman with the question unasked.
We walked down one last ...
This morning we are determined to find a few of the tourist sights which we have failed to find in the last two days. First on our list is the Medersa. Our guest house owner assures us it isn't far. He would show us where it is on the map if only he could find his glasses. No worries, it's already marked on the map we have, we just can't find it!
We set off through the souq passing all the landmarks that we have noted previously but still to no avail. We ...