Riad d'Or Meknes Medina
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Breakfast Available
- Swimming pool
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... inside, with all the twisting, winding paths and laneways. Mohammed took us around some of the new city, the C14 areas and the C9 oldest part. There was no traffic at all inside the medina, deliveries were done by handcart or donkey. We got to peep inside some small mosques (but we couldn't walk inside), saw an ancient animal skin tannery (stinky), visited some shops (I bought a hall runner carpet, Vic got some more jewellery) and generally soaked up ...
... of my Cornish ancestors were taken, but probably not. Very few slaves returned to Europe. This is probably why this story is not widely known - there is not a large population of decedents of these slaves living in Morocco, nor did many return to Europe to share their stories. Anne: Modern Meknes is the agricultural centre of Morocco. It looks to be a prosperous and we'll run city, the people seem healthy ...
... and down a nearby drain. The police man stood by, as the crowd did, but no one was attending her. Then the crowd turned as one and ran in the direction of another woman who was screaming and running towards the scene – then in an instant – a bloody mili-second – they were upon her. I could see men lifting their fists to strike her, women too – I could hear glass bottles breaking, I could see flying glass. The woman was down. I ...
... they still made money. I'm sure this guy did too, but I think not as much as he would have liked. Shrug.
Then we went to the Medersa Bouania (sp?), the Arabic school. (More info coming here,) It was 10 dh/pp to enter. I thought it was still in use, but it looked like it hadn't been used for some time. The courtyard was gorgeous: so much detail on the walls and doors. Surrounding the courtyard on the ground floor and first floor were the ...
... situated between the old and new city. We do love getting lost deep in the usual mazes in the medinas. So today, again, off we went.
Calèche defined; a light two- or four-wheeled vehicle pulled by one or two horses
Parked just outside our hotel, was a calèche driver, who offered to take us to the medina for a 1-hour tour in his horse-drawn carriage. Our initial reaction was to ...