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By lunch we have arrived in Marrakech. Sophie and Courtney are yet to discover the sites so we head back to the main square for another round. This time we head into a spice store and are shown many different spices and perfumes and made a delicious tea. We all walk away with a few things and I am happy to grab some saffron to take home. As we wander along references are made to us being the Spice Girls (it is the afternoon so they are beginning ...
After two nights in Zagora, we started our way back northwest and ended up again in the seeming middle of nowhere. Our accomodations, the Kasbah Air Ben Damietta, was a wonderful place, run by a French woman; so the cuisine de haute was French - steak!
We also stopped at the Atlas Movie Studio outside of, here comes that name again, Ouarzazate. Lawrence of Arabia, Cleopatra, and Patton, among other, were filmed, at least in part, here.
Friday, April 10
You know, the flights looked simple and direct enough. Seattle-Paris-Casablanca-Marrakech. It think it was the two 4-hour layovers enroute, especially the one is Casa, that just tired me out. The domestic waiting area is one vast and fairly dark room with a small cafe and numerous gates leading to buses that take you to your flight. Four hours was just a bit (no a ...
... in the 1900-1930 time frame. There were two interesting things about these prints: 1) the shots from the medina looked almost exactly the same as the medina looked in the modern day, and 2) they looked like backlot photos from the great "epic" studio films from the 1920’s. The ones where Rudolph Valentino was painted brown and played a dashing and mysterious sultan. Even the clothes that the Berber’s wore and the way that the wind of the High Atlas hit ...
... in the entire time we were there. Local music and fresh orange juice were in order before heading back to the hostel for the sleep we so badly needed (due to the train last night). Things of Note: - To make us feel like locals, Cam and I decides we would buy one (local shirt) each. Cam had no trouble finding one his size, being 5 foot 4 and all. But I found it quite difficult to find one long enough for me. As such, one of the local store owners made the smartarse comment that ...