Riad el Amine Fes
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
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Today we drove north to Volubilis, a well-preserved Roman city. On the way we passed miles of small farms with people weeding in the chickpea fields, plowing with a mule, tending sheep, goats, cows. We stopped at a roadside market with vendors selling fruit, peanuts, hats, souvenirs. The French discovered Volubilis in 1915 and restoration has …
Our first stop this morning was at the Cork Oak Forest just outside of Rabat. Cork oaks are grown in Morocco, Portugal, southern Italy. The bark of the tree is actually cork which can be harvested when the tree is 25 years old and then every 10-12 years. This forest is huge, managed by the government, provides work for many locals, also used for …
... whose drivers did not truck at all with slow meandering tourists obstructing their way. Fortunately, nobody was lost and we all managed to arrive with the guide at our lunch destination. We were treated to a huge array of salads (spiced mixed vegetables, feta, lentils, olives and beetroot) and the mains were fantastic (which I say in the plural as people were becoming aware that I will happily eat the leftovers and can display an apparently ...
... that was promised. We chose the seafood paella, with monkfish, lobster and sepia (cuttlefish). Our waiter, Manuel (yes) advised us that the prep would take 25 minutes, so we had gazpacho as a starter. Never though that I would like cold soup, but this has become a favourite. Rafael sent us an email about gazpacho: 'Glad you enjoyed the fine cuisine of La Albufera. Sometimes we have organized family meals at the restaurant. Gazpacho is my favorite dish. My grandmother used ...
... what we could gather the guy who took us up the mountain was friends with the owner of the restaurant and brought us there because he would get a commission from us eating there. Our driver thought the prices were unreasonably high and had a place he wanted to take us to instead. Whether he also would get a commission at the other place was not determined. At the height of the argument my sister took a picture of them arguing and one of the men came over and yelled at her for taking ...