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... as the couscous is extremely filling. Meat on skewers, which I think were called brochettes, were also another popular Moroccan dish. I presume brochette is a French word & French is one of the languages spoken in Morocco. Arabic & Berber are the two official languages.
We headed south the following morning & our first stop was a film studio at Ouarzazate. Many movies have been made in this area including Lawrence of Arabia, The Amazing ...
Today we decided to have a lazy day since we fly out of Fes to Milan tonight. The receptionist at the hostel told us about a spa that was good and inexpensive and he said he could take us there. We thought we were going to walk but then he hailed a taxi and we drove there. It was very close to the blue gate but not in a place we would have found on our own. Once inside we decided to do the traditional Hammam with a body scrub and body wrap and then a 30 min massage all ...
... but a lady was sitting on both even though she was petit). After a few stops there were only three others in our compartment. A sister and brother spoke decent English and chatted with us. Along with the petit lady who spoke Spanish to us so we could understand her. It's incredible how people from Morocco know so many languages. They teased us for coming here without knowing some Arabic or French but they were nice. The landscape we rode past was beautiful. ...
... the twists and turns of that street until it became too narrow for even the wheelbarrow and our bags were taken out for us to walk them the last few hundred feet. The door we stopped in front of was unassuming and dimly lit and I started to think that maybe there was a miscommunication somewhere. But when the door was answered, we were pleased to see that we were in the right place.
The inside of Riad Meriem was stunning. Similar to other buildings in ...
... in 2010. The road leading to the gardens is also named after the Yves Saint Laurent! There I was thinking we were just walking through some beautiful gardens!! Apparently there are over 300 plant varieties and 20 gardeners employed. Pierre Bergé donated the whole gardens to the foundation he and Yves Daint Laurent founded, so now basically state run.
So a day full of history and fashion!
Head off in the morning to the date valley, hoping I have wifi ...