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We woke surprisingly chipper after a sleep in (it wouldn't last) and headed off for a breakfast as meager as the previous day, following it up with a trip to a restaurant get an actual meal to start us off. Back at the hotel we checked in on the others from the night before and found them in a bit of a state. With our bus leaving at 2pm, there wasn't much to do except pack bags and have a last look around the city. The evils of the previous night eventually caught me up and we had ...
... hammers on tin as intricate metal designs were carved onto lanterns and jewelry; metalworkers cutting and welding steel, making larger furniture pieces and household items. We found our way to a traditional Moroccan apothecary where the animated pharmacist gave us a tactile tour of the many herbal remedies that Moroccans have been using for centuries, our arms being a lather of oils, ointments and balms by the end. A few of us grabbed a quick massage with argan ...
... the Draa Valley to Zagora. We first took a photo saying 52 days to Timbuktu in French, which is the time it took on a camel.
Next morning we walked through some of the oasis in the Draa Valley & through a village with a local guide. We then drove along the Jbel Tadrart mountain ranges to the township of Tarnegroute, which houses a shrine to it’s spiritual leader. We did a tour & went through a library which housed ancient scripts of ...
... so much. The best part of the day is the evening when the square turns into a vast eating place. Every night 100 small eateries set up from scratch in the middle of the square and all vie for customers, its loud and exciting and for the most part very good natured, the waiters enticing you in and your new best friend till you sit down then they are off to get the next customers.
Stephen got a really good price on ...
... at us every time we walked past loud enough for all the other locals to hear and judge us. It would get a little upsetting at times, but he was so pathetic we just ignored him. It wasn’t worth giving a reaction to.
This afternoon we went to a nursery in a school at the other end of the Medina. We entered the classroom to find 4 round tables with very calm, polite children separated into boys tables and girls tables. Me, Tess and Janet took ...