Riad au Vingt Jasmins
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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A proposition put to everyone who enters the Fez Medina is that they will get lost in its maze of narrow alleyways. But we managed to preempt this by getting lost on the WAY into the Medina. Although our ryad is on one corner of it, and it is theoretically possible to get to the main parts of it using other streets, it was strongly suggested by our hosts that we enter by the Baj Boujloud, commonly known as 'the blue gate'. This is a ...
... I've had. The pastries often look good but rarely live up to expectations, this one is different.
Then it's off to meet our guide time. About the only place we are capable of finding in the medina is a restaurant that we ate at last night. That's where we met and then it's walk, shop, walk, buy, walk, shop, walk, buy, walk... see any pattern here? Well about four thousand dollars later, yes you read correctly, we are out of money. Surprise, surprise. We had ...
... for Meknes. After a 4 hour train ride where we were luckily all able to find seats, we took large local taxis to the town of Moulay Idriss where we would be staying with a local family. We had a nice walking tour in the evening where we learned about local culture and lifestyles, how they make bread, why they have 2 piece doors and why they stay in such good shape - the town seemed to be built straight up and down and into the side of a hill. It reminded ...
... followed by a silver then silk shop.All in all it was an OK day, myself and the other guys were well over the shopping by the end though the girls made the most of every opportunity. If it'd been an hour of two shorter I think the whole thing would have been a lot more pleasant. It didn't help that I wasn't remotely interested in buying anything I saw ...
... an to be honest that was more than enough to take everything in. We did get in early the day we arrived. After settling into the hostel we decided to have a quick walk around the Medina and find something to eat. The Medina is absolutely massive putting even Marrakesh's to shame and so very easy to lose yourself in luckily my wonderful travel companion is pretty good with directions. We wandered over to near the blue gate taking in a lot of the atmosphere before ...