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- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Non-smoking rooms
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... boxing matches with an audience 4 men deep, snake oil salesmen, dentists advertising their prowess with a spread of a hundred pulled teeth, guys with dancing monkeys in diapers, guys swinging giant tassels from the top of their felt Fez hats, some crazy old fools wearing what looks like huge red sombrero’s with dangling neon pompoms, burka wearing women grabbing hands to paint a henna tattoo (whether you want one or not) and juice vendors.
... watercolour on my drawing of Das Adous. Some children joined me on their way to school and seemed to value the blank sheets of thick paper I was able to give each of them. One joined me for painting, sketching the landscape and competently filling it with blue and yellow. His name, beautifully scribed in Arabic, filled the gap between the land and the sky at the top of the page.
I hardly recognised our host, Llassan, his Goretex mountaineering ...
... streets. It was tucked away down a narrow little lane and we happened to be the only guests at the time. He had the rooftop bedroom with our own private terrace; it was a lovely room if it wasn’t for the nearby mosque which was waking us up every morning at 4:30am with the noisy “call to prayers” sound.
After a while we eventually got used to the mosques’ sound! One of the great things about Fes was the fact that the only traffic aloud ...
... 1am, which I then learned to be their main ,eal of the day. They insisted we all joined them to eat; despite the tagine having been made for 3 guys and despite it being baking hot. With vegetables, the celebrated Moroccan tagine is a fired earthern pot with an inverted conical lid that cooks the food on the hob, but with an oven flavour. It produces beautiful, tender meat & veg in a gravy that is soaked up with bread..
At some unearthly hour ...
... is doubtful, confusion probable, admiration...I think not.
“La la la, la Mimmouna, la la laaa, la Mimmouna…” Despite my Arabic flourishing quite exquisitely, I've begun casting around for a replacement and, zoning in on someone particularly vulnerable-looking and easy to subdue, I grab their hands and whizz them into the centre, taking their seat with a great, hoomph! Looking up, I notice that everyone is clapping!
Not at ...