Riad au Vingt Jasmins
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... have fallen down but never rebuilt, water taps for use for those who have no running water, a few merchants who sell water, bread and snacks. There are wooden struts everywhere as a sort of strengthening of building where full on construction cannot be afforded. Once we arrived at our main gate I was able to see taxis, mules, bikes, motor bikes and a BCME Bank - one of the two primary banks serving Morocco. There was a pharmacy and a few cafés. Then ...
... tourists with tajines too big to finish, yumm!).
We saw dirty cats, clean cats, healthy cats, sick cats, limping cats, pregnant cats and kittens. Cats lurking around your dinner table, hoping for scraps (as vegetarians, we usually had to disappoint them). Curious cats being stroked and petted by locals. And scared, flighty cats being shooed by the sales men.
Nona threatened to adopt about half of them.
... note, according to the guide, the concept of "zero" was devised by a Moroccan shepherd. The ancient Moroccans (Berbers) had an incredible sense of geometry and mathematics in order to create these extraordinarily complicated geometric mosaics.
The bus dropped our group off near the entrance to the medina. At first, it was relatively quiet but the activity quickly picked up. Before you know it we heard, “Balek! Balek!” ...
... and Adam into buying something from him after giving us his phone number in case we ever needed anything. I continue to be impressed by Moroccan hospitality, which we have received almost nonstop since we have arrived. Everyone we talk to is incredibly friendly and welcoming, whether they are trying to get us to buy something from them or not. It's really amazing! We ate lunch at a cafe called Cafe Clock, which our Lonely Planet guidebook suggested. You enter ...
... the King was planning on sending me an invite, I had no shot at seeing the inside. Sooooo, we walked a couple blocks past the palace to the Mellah.
The Mellah is the former Jewish quarter of Fez, but is now home to Moroccan Muslims who moved in from the countryside when the Jews left en masse in the 1950s for Israel. The Mellah still retains a strong French influence with gorgeous wrought iron balconies built out from the second floor ...