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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... We, like anyone else, hate being taken in. Its not so much about the about the money it's the principle and the pride. In the co-op we were told that some of the products were made by people with special needs and that all the money went directly to the workers. This turned out to be blatantly untrue, its one thing to be ripped off but another to use people with special need to do it. It leaves a bitter taste when ...
... the drains (turns out that seems to be common thing here in Marrakech). We go for drinks before dinner and watch the sunset over the Ktoubia Mosque and this crazy chaotic city. Cars, buses, motorbikes, horse and carts all share the roads and there does not appear to be much to the way of lanes. It seems very cosmopolitan almost, probably because it is a University town. People seem in a rush here, busy to get somewhere in this maddening crowd. Looking forward to our walk ...
... I talked to later who was much nicer!). We had a brief argument, and I refused to pay, so we quickly walked/ran away, mildly terrified of been followed! We later discovered that the same lady had done the same thing to an American girl in our hostel room. . . They had paid her and felt really ripped off. Bit of a downer. However it meant the next time I got badgered for henna I could wave my hand in their face as an excuse not to get it!
We had a bit of drama in ...
... Marrakech forgot what was really behind the walls. It was only “re-discovered” in 1917 and was restored, but much of the wealth and decoration had been stolen by the conquering (current) regime.
We also visited the Bahia Palace of the Grand Vizir of the Sultan (King) in the late 19th century. As part of the nobility, the vizir amassed four legitimate wives and 20 concubines, so his palace had to be large to accommodate them all ...
Kamal calls everyone to their seats and I take mine with eyes downcast, feeling like Mr Bumble in Oliver Twist. My position as "life-changing volunteer" has, I am certain, been downgraded to "useless person".
So what should I do? Short of actually stealing the remains of whatever games they have, I don't think I can disappoint them further and joining in seems like my only hope of redemption.
They're singing. Lots and lots of singing, all ...