Riad d'Or Meknes Medina
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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... the morn we rose from our slumber and after another doughy breakfast of bread like delights set upon a journey to the ruined Roman city of volubilis. Our expedition involved a cheap as chips ride on a local bus into the sprawling mountain village of Moulay Idriss and then a short taxi ride to the ruins. We spent hours fawning over crumbling columns and magical mosaics nestled in the ruins of manors and basilicas. Using the fountain of ...
... grain cool by running water under the granary to cool the ground. And the movie Duel of the Nile was filmed here. What i found the most funny is that the Sultan Moulay being the ruler he was decided that a sultan in Fez was getting a bit to comfortable and threatening his rein so he went to fez and destroyed his house taking only these massive 16th century doors which as an insult he placed within the granary they just sat against a wall and were not even ...
... most other rooms are ample.
At the bus station, several beggars pestered and panhandled the waiting passengers. The seats are assigned and air-co worked (not always a given). As usual, I had my nose pressed against the window most the time, knowing we would have made many stops for closer looks had we driven ourselves. At one unbelievable sight in particular. (At the risk of my friends suspecting that I have lost ...
... the modern city, sterile in its familiarity. But as we walked we noticed that surrounding the medina was a miasma of sales-people that weren't respectable enough to deserve a space in the cramped market district. These people sold fake products and, strangely, SIM cards. One whole street was the territory of dark black Africans dressed in American ghetto inspired apparel. They had baggy pants, what the kids call “bling” and caps that were worn ...
... right as we tried to escape the throngs of people and stalls of underwear! Finally we entered an alleyway which looked like the building materials end....far more interesting!
Once again it was like going back in time; there were a load of artisans all working out of small shops with all their products on display but you could just stand there and watch them produce in a very manually intensive way, grinding stone, welding ...