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... a steep dune!
We must've rode about 20km away from town by the time we stopped off for a break, with a few donkeys for company and photo opportunities. Then not long after we got going again, my quad bike died! I assumed that it had ran out of fuel, but apparently some piece of wiring had loosened! I was at the back of the pack too, so it took the others a minute or so to realise what had happened!
Then Rajeed noticed I had a puncture, so had this pumped up at ...
... as much shade as possible. Most of the buildings are an earthy red colour. This is intended to keep the temperature down. There are very few windows into the alleyways. Ben says that most of the buildings face into central courtyards, so they don't need windows onto the alleyways. This maintains privacy. I think that this is a good thing. The alleyways are so narrow that you'd be able to read your neighbour's newspaper if you both had windows.
... village of Mazik where we have mint tea. Like us he is recently married, he has three sisters who all live with their husbands' families while he and his wife will live with his parents.
Marrakech is bursting with activity during our stay; the medina and main square are thronged with Moroccan holidaymakers enjoying snake charmers, musicians, henna tattoos, an abundance of orange juice, bubble guns and every sort of sideshow entertainment imaginable. Some ...
The thin cobbled streets make for a cozy environment, but they also make for a world-class race track for the many motorbikes and scooters. The main drag outside my hostel was about a car's width with shops and pushy merchants on either side, but stepping out into the carnage every morning I could be forgiven for thinking I'd walked into the middle of the Isle of Man TT. And it's up to you to get out the way. This isn't like Vietnam where people will plan a path ...
... and I don't understand a word but that's okay. A lot of the songs become interactive, pick the next person for the middle type games and I watch as the dullness of the walls and the dirt on the floor and the concerning splats on the ceiling are replaced with great, bouncing energy and the room lights up in a horrible cliché which I feel compelled to use because it's actually quite accurate.
I'm very responsive to music. A lot of people are but I ...