Riad El Sagaya
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... for pedestrians, bicycles, scooters, motorbikes and amazingly sometimes even cars have free reign. It's chaos, the scooters and motorbike go as reckless speeds with horns tooting consistently. One rider passed us at speed only to spin out of control fall off his bike and scrap along the cobbles for some distance before coming to rest. He could have so easily taken out a number of pedestrians but amazingly no one else was ...
Woke to a beautiful sunrise, better viewed from the rooftop of our hotel. It's crazy how early I am waking up while on this trip. We leave Ouarzazate on the road to Ait Benhhdou. It's as grand as I imagined and you can see why they have used it for so many movies, Gladiatior and Lawrence of Arabia just to name two. We walk to the top, which I thought would be impossible, but in fact was quite easy and have great views of the ruins below as we'll as the High Atlas Mountains of ...
... with them, and just people everywhere. It was unreal. So, we picked our way through all of this, and managed to find the hostel relatively easily, despite it been down a street so narrow it hardly even qualified as a footpath!
The hostel (and the square) are both in the medina, which is the old walled part of the city. So once we'd checked in (and had our first glass of many many teas) we headed straight back out to explore the souks (markets). Thankfully ...
... enabled it to successfully repel the Portuguese and Ottomans and usher in a Golden Age. The tombs we saw had beautiful gardens in cool courtyards, and lovely hallmarks of Moorish architecture: the gorgeous zellij inlaid tile work and intricately carved cedar, marble, and stucco (plaster mixed with ground marble.) Of course the carved screens, Moorish arches, and enchantingly painted ceilings just added to the beauty. The Tombs were the burial place for members of ...
... feeding the velociraptors in Jurassic Park. Shifting uneasily from side to side, sweating uncontrollably, stealing glances at the exit, oh how I wish I could but bolting just isn't an option. The bag will slow me down and I'll get lost.
So I sing, in a fashion...and clap (I'm rather proud of my clapping) and dance around and around, clearly panic-stricken and out of my depths and the children are paralysed. What by is a good question; curiosity ...