La Villa des Golfs
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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We took a 1.5 hour bus drive this morning out into the desert to take a safari desert tour to explore Wadi Rum prior to going to the airport. We saw sights including T.E. Lawrence's Spring and Khazali Canyon. This morning's outing was definitely a unique adventure. We loaded into a caravan of battered and dust covered vehicles for the drive out across the dusty orange dessert terrain. We had "Butters" (that really was his name!) from South Park as our driver ...
... t try to sneak any photos. We also don’t want to pay for photos and support this sad exploitation of the monkeys.
One more interesting sight in the square is large groups of locals gathered around a man who is working a type of shell game (where you bet on and try to guess which hat the object is under). The crowds are so tightly packed together that it is impossible to photograph, but obviously the allure of gambling in this manner is huge ...
... along busy roads which skirted the medina, the passing of an array of donkey carts, motorcyclists balancing mobile phones, the trafic fumes taking hold of my throat, a sit down watching footballers and pigeons for Georgie to chase.
Stepping into the gardens of Majorelle was as if to enter into an oasis of calm, beauty, and atmosphere, the air fresh and moist, all of which was so welcome to the spirit.
These gardens are a shrine ...
... An older woman went through before me, the gate beeped but a somewhat bored security woman waved her on without further inspection. I passed through - no beep sounded, no light flashed but I was none the less stopped. What happened next is difficult to describe without gestures and honking sound effects but I'll try.
Being a seasoned traveller, I automatically assumed the pat-down position in anticipation ...
... is doubtful, confusion probable, admiration...I think not.
“La la la, la Mimmouna, la la laaa, la Mimmouna…” Despite my Arabic flourishing quite exquisitely, I've begun casting around for a replacement and, zoning in on someone particularly vulnerable-looking and easy to subdue, I grab their hands and whizz them into the centre, taking their seat with a great, hoomph! Looking up, I notice that everyone is clapping!
Not at ...