Riad El Faran
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... or so we thought. After wandering, and unknown to us, lost, we arrived at what we thought was the museum. Well, it was a museum but not the one we wanted - but in for a penny in for a Dirham as they say here, we paid the entrance fee and went into the museum. It was small, neat, uninformative and slightly dull, but the lady at reception was charming and did direct us to the correct museum as we left !
After a spot of map ...
... 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. ...
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 ...
... mountains. The first (bottom) floor has the oldest photos. Then, as you ascend in floors, you ascend in time.
The quality of prints, especially those from negatives that are over 120 years old, was amazing. The photographers captured the passion and determination of the people they shot, and it is like looking back in time to a person that could be standing next to you today. The prints are that realistic.
We worked our way upstairs, to the ...
... again! Turned up to Riad El Arsa, large dark wood door, young guy opens the door, asks in English if we speak French, to which I replied un peu, so he broke into broken English! Showed us around the Riad, absolutely gorgeous, the rooms are built into the side, looking over a court yard, with no external windows - extremely clean and tidy. We were taken to the roof top and given, an orange and rose tea,,with some pastries as a welcome treat. He advised the owner noël would ...