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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Pets allowed
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... the orange trees dangling over one of the pools and free oranges everywhere. Don't need to leave the hotel! We had breakfast up on the roof terrace, endless different types of bread - roti, khobez, small pitta type bread, chocolate cake, croissants, fruit (and yoghurt and cheese if you wanted) all brought to you. I had some mint tea, it's a local specialty and comes in an ornate silver pot, they pour from a great height into a small coloured glass. It's nice, but it's ...
... contradiction: harsh and cruel and unforgiving yet nourishing, symbiotic and ultimately resilient. Our visit here was brief but long enough to flood our imaginations. Her people are generous and warm but, like so many of us, deeply stained by a narrative of plunder and oppression. Her land is open and wild, at times bordering on the mythological. Her abundance of life in incomprehensible. Unlike any ...
... referred to as the Booksellers Mosque. Koutobubia was completed in the late 12 century but has a small problem. The mihrab is out of alignment with Mecca. An easy fix was just to turn an extra 10° towards Mecca to say your prayers. The Giralda in Seville, Spain (which is now the bell tower for the Cathedral of Seville) and the unfinished Hassan Tower in Rabat are based on this forerunner of Moroccan-Andalusian architecture. Our Moroccan ...
... enjoyed relaxing on the rooftop terrace watching the incredible views of the medina and sea. We spent our mornings walking along the broad beach and the small lanes of the medina. We even got to eat some Italian food… decent pasta and ice-cream! Walking along the old wall of town and sitting on it watching the big waves crashing on the rocks was one of our favourite things to do.
Sadly we leave Essaouira and head towards the big city Marrakesh. What to say about Marrakesh ... ...
... leather. The third level involves steeping the hides in flour, salt & water to remove the poo smell and the fourth stage requires soaking the hides in Mimosa flowers to dye the hides brown. The Arab skins are smaller, needing less time to process and the hair is sold to make carpets etc.
Unsurprisingly, I was taken to a leather shop close by, where the nature of soft sheep skins was explained and the products made (pouffees, handbags etc), ...