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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 ...
... weather and it's mostly been in the 50's - which means I've been wearing 4 layers of clothing to always include my one long sleeved sweater (didn't bring a jacket) Am I glad I came? YES - it's been interesting and unlike any other place I've visited. Is it my #1 destination? No. But then of course none of us could actually come up with just 1 favorite place to ...
... entreated so we all ended up at our final dinner with packages Two notes about the Sultan: first, he apparently picked a different wife to sleep with each night so they each had him for one night a month. Only the official wives were allowed to get pregnant. But this was occurring in the late 1800s so birth control wasn't around. If one of the unofficial wives (who were usually gifts to the Sultan from those trying to curry favor) did get pregnant she was either expelled from ...
... tourists and peace and quiet, I realized that going to places that charged an admittance fee was actually a good thing in Morocco, because it meant that no one was going to solicit you to buy what they were selling. I still kept my bag close, but I didn't feel like I had to continually monitor the crowd around me as much as in the square.
The madrasa was amazing, with a central courtyard that was stunning but had a peaceful and quiet feeling to it. The ...
... we went to a nice museum, we went at night to the big Jemaa el fna square. It's quite interesting there, people break out into dances, you see juggling, Henna, a lot of food and fresh squeezed orange juice. We went to decent restaurants during the day. But nothing like the freshly made dinner we received on our first night at the Riad.
We saw how the beautiful rugs/tapestries are done on one day it was wonderful, we bought a gorgeous indigo ...