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- Airport Transportation
- Shuttle bus service
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Non-smoking rooms
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... after all (a 70% discount) and grabbed Matthew's arm to hold him in the store.
I can't remember the last time I moved so fast. I bounded across the courtyard while Matthew wrangled his arm back and together we scaled the stairs back to the street.
Immediately upon reaching the street we ran into Nisham! We didn't recognize him at first and were hesitant to talk to a stranger, but he reintroduced himself and Matthew then recognized him as our ...
... a Hammam. Basically a Hammam is a traditional local bath. I was unsure what the experience would be like, having heard it involved some painful skin scraping. But, Moroccans usually visit a Hammam at least once a week, so it can't be that bad, can it? Actually, it turned out to be a pretty neat experience. The Hammam in the hotel is much smaller than the local ones. The process was basically as follows: the four of us entered a changing room, where we got undressed down ...
... in tapestry lined tents complete with electricity and beds. It reminded me of what I envisioned as a child in the stories of Ali Baba.
Dinner was a traditional tagine followed by watching the moon rise. Something that depsite my years I had never done. How can it be that people think of beautiful sunrise and sunsets yet no one speaks of the moonrise? It happened so much quicker than I expected but to see the moon peak out of the pitch darkness from behind a mountains shadow ...
... got a good lesson in multiplication as we figured out how much we would have to pay for every fruit item. We watched a taxi driver get into a fist fight with a bicycle rider after an inevitable collision. There is just no end to the things you can look at here.
We all went down to the Jemna-El-Fna square, which is yet another World Heritage Site. It has been there for 950 years, and started out as an execution square; its name is Arabic for 'Square of the Dead’. It ...
... screeching and grunting variety where the instruments are all clanged together to resemble a steelworks factory being demolished. I'm happy to say that this, the children singing I mean, sounds nothing like that.
I've managed to arrange my hoody in just the right way to prevent my bum cramping and things have taken a decided turn towards enjoyable. A boy of about ten is smiling at me from the other side of the room, smiling encouragingly ...