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Today we drove through the High Atlas Mountains and you can forget what I said yesterday about their height relative to the Middle Atlas - they rise to over 13,000 feet. We drove through the Tizi-N-Tichka Pass - a spectacular sight. Of course the road is narrow, for 100 km there were no straight sections, the road was washed out and somewhat patched in many areas and there were a dozen or more places where something had crashed through the guardrail (and presumably plunged to ...
... the photography of today, much of the exhibition focused on early shots of people - something incredibly difficult to achieve nowadays (Moroccans are notoriously, and perhaps rightly, averse to having their photographs taken) and so it was a fascinating insight into the culture of the time. Had they not have displayed the dates of the photographs, they would have been difficult to place in time - so many were similar to photographs that we could have taken on our travels, ...
... can hardly walk past a shop without being pressured to buy something. So different from Berber country and our experiences of the last few weeks.
After a small amount of time in the square and souk and after the initial impact you realised it is easier to just say 'no' to everything while not looking in their eyes and they soon realise that you are not going to be taken advantage of. After all they have a window ...
... The gorgeous landscaped gardens were designed by French artist Jacques Majorelle in the 1920s (and once owned by Yves Saint-Laurent) and feature a variety of exotic plants, flowers, and cacti. The museum included North African textiles, jewelry and ceramics. The visual presentations were exceptionally beautiful. Then we walked through the medina of Marrakesh, one of the ancient crossroads and trading centers and another UNESCO World ...
... the French in the early 20th century. We stopped to visit the Koutoubia minaret and mosque. Back on the carriage to ride to the Saadian Tombs. This is really a beautiful city with old and new sections. Our carriages took us back to our riad. We were supposed to have the afternoon free but Lansari had a special treat for us. We boarded taxis for a ride to his home whichever is in a new modern area. His home is beautiful! We met his three sons, the oldest is ...