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... lists, but he sells heaps of remedies. We will have a younger looking, wrinkle free group tomorrow on the bus no doubt.
Back to hotel for lunch. Unfortunately about 200 conference persons descend on the smorgasbord just as we arrive at the trough. I settle for anything without a queue. Saffron rice with chicken and some fresh tomato. I battle a bit harder and am prepared to push and shove at the desert cakes and pastries.
This afternoon we visit some ...
By lunch we have arrived in Marrakech. Sophie and Courtney are yet to discover the sites so we head back to the main square for another round. This time we head into a spice store and are shown many different spices and perfumes and made a delicious tea. We all walk away with a few things and I am happy to grab some saffron to take home. As we wander along references are made to us being the Spice Girls (it is the afternoon so they are beginning ...
After two nights in Zagora, we started our way back northwest and ended up again in the seeming middle of nowhere. Our accomodations, the Kasbah Air Ben Damietta, was a wonderful place, run by a French woman; so the cuisine de haute was French - steak!
We also stopped at the Atlas Movie Studio outside of, here comes that name again, Ouarzazate. Lawrence of Arabia, Cleopatra, and Patton, among other, were filmed, at least in part, here.
... the photography of today, much of the exhibition focused on early shots of people - something incredibly difficult to achieve nowadays (Moroccans are notoriously, and perhaps rightly, averse to having their photographs taken) and so it was a fascinating insight into the culture of the time. Had they not have displayed the dates of the photographs, they would have been difficult to place in time - so many were similar to photographs that we could have taken on our travels, ...
... cooked in a Moroccan clay pot. I took the top of the pot off of the tagine and saw that the sauce was still boiling. I paid $3 dollars for this meal.
The next day I did some more exploring. I checked out the Koutoubia Minaret, walked through the Cyber Park, a park that was originally an 18th century garden for Prince Moulay Abdeslam. Some changes were made to the park over the years: more plants, more flowers, and eventually, wifi connections, hence the name of ...