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... and they should mind their own business !
First bit of anger we have seen all week really.
The Ali Ben Youssef Medersa, next to the mosque is a very old Muslim theological college, opened in 14th Century. It used to house over 900 students in 132 small dormitory rooms and, so we were told, only one bathroom ! It was a stunningly beautiful building. The mosaics, carvings and delicate trellis work was overwhelming. ...
At dinner last night, this well traveled group was discussing that Morocco has been named (not sure by who) as the #1 travel destination in the world. Having been here for a week, we found this so surprising. Yes there are beautiful areas and yes, the medina shopping is a real experience and yes we all loved the camel ride in the Sahara. But in the cities the ...
... far below) and the guardrail had not been replaced. Moroccans drive like Europeans which means they have some crazy sixth sense about passing on every curve. So all in all it was a fist clenching, catch your breath and help the driver brake drive. At dinner tonight our guide told us there was an accident on the road just yesterday killing 24 people. But having survived - it was a great experience! We then arrived in Marrakech - the most modern city we've seen (there's a ...
... until we arrived about 4:30 at our next stop the town of Midelt. So far lunch and dinner had basically been the same, chicken drumsticks or beef cooked in a big pot with vegies and things didn't change a whole lot. It's pretty good but we were ready for something different. The hotel in Midelt was really flash and meant a bigger selection so I had mixed grill and stace had some Bolagnaise and pasta. There was a Moroccan wedding on at the hotel so after dinner we ...
... like a Berber lady" which I was mildly proud of but no doubt I was still slightly overpaying for things.
We decided to treat ourselves to dinner in a restaurant and we both knew we could only afford to do this once throughout our week trip so we headed to a cool looking restaurant where we enjoyed top quality chicken & olive cous cous tigne along with a rare beer and quite a few lessons learned!
We strolled through the Medina ...