Dar El Ma
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... and bought 4 round breads.
From there to an Olive Seller to select some special Olives. Every meal in Morocco is served with Olives
And finally to the ...
... point, but we decided the mini cabs were the way to go. Two of us got in the front cab which was a driver and his 'friend' in the front seat. Slightly odd. The other two got in the second cab, and the restaurant security guard (or something) jumped in the front, apparently to make sure we all got where we were going. Interesting times. Travelling in a women-only group definitely does have its challenges here.
... arrived in Fes we taxied it to our hostel. The check in guy had asked for 440 dirham...I handed it over, tired and delirious from the train, not to mention my awful number skills. Then I thought, no, that's wrong. He had charged us for two nights, not one. I had emailed at 6am the previous day asking if we could cancel due to sickness, the reply I got was "not problemé" they tried to tell me the owner would be there soon and he'd sort it. ...
We then went up to the room and napped. We only went out to eat an early dinner (we didn't have lunch). We did a circuit around the blue gate area, finally deciding on Chez Rachid. Hunter had a really yummy veg tagine. I had kefta.
We went straight back to the Riad. I took a shower, and we've just been relaxing. Hunter slept some more. I had Mo bring us some mint tea. Hunter now seems to be feeling normal again. Yay! She's ready to shop tomorrow! Woohoo!
... blue stained hands gave away his daily profession; he was one of the tanners and explained that the day before the colour he was dyeing was a deep cobalt blue.
Our guide was excellent, explaining the tanning process in detail but was not at all backward in confessing to the considerable health issues faced by the employees dealing directly with toxic ammonia and heavy metal chromium solutions. The Tanneries may have boasted the use of the ...