Riad Maison Bleue
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... a number of narrow paths 'streets' some as wide as my arms. The old city is one of the largest car free residential areas - can't recall if in the world or just Africa but feel free to look it up :) We were met at the private Riad by Simohammed the house manager. He is about 22 I would guess and was born and still lives in Fez - about a 15 minute walk away. He speaks English well and is even on Whatsapp so I can text him any questions we have. He explained a ...
... Facetimed Cameron briefly.
It was just after 1900 when we decided to go to dinner. Debbie had attempted to make a reservation this morning at Dar Roumana (Voted #1 by trip advisor) but it was fully booked out until Friday. Cafe Fes, another recommendation of Cathy's was the second choice. We wandered over and discovered that it, too, was full. Shame, as it looked so inviting - with spacious garden surrounds in the otherwise cramped medina. It ...
... of the vats contain pigeon poo (that's the stinky part). Apparently it helps in removing the hair from the skins. After you've watched all of this process of course you have to admire the finished item...and buy a leather jacket! Three of us succumbed to the temptation.
We needed sustenance after that and indulged in another delicious late lunch before heading off to meet up with Hamid who ...
... restaurant. Everyone needed to sit, eat and rest a bit before going on.
Back to the bus and once on board we could faintly hear the afternoon call to prayer. Khalid said in Morocco it is never recorded – it is always live. I don’t know if he was kidding but he said in the 1920’s someone made a mistake and instead of playing the call to prayer, a recording of Edith Pilaf was broadcast. I think that man lost ...
... the lamb tajine, the Moroccan salad (red onion, tomato, capsicum, olives, cucumber finely chopped), and a thick soup called Harira made from lamb stock, lentils, onions, chickpeas and tomatoes and heavily spiced. We've also become addicted to the mint tea.
Of course, much of life as a tourist is about the big sell. We needed a memento from Morocco so we are now the proud owners of a Berber carpet or we will be if it ever reaches Australia. The rugs are made from ...