Atlas Les Almohades Casablanca
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... brewing the inevitable "Moroccan whisky" - mint tea with too much sugar. One local told me, "the Scots drink their whisky cold, in a cold climate, to warm up. We drink our whisky hot, in a hot climate, to cool down."
The core of Moroccan cooking is the tajine. Meat or chicken slow cooked with vegetables in a conical clay pot. I laugh as I reread my first blog and see how I was looking forward to these. Frankly, I don't want to see another tajine again for ...
... rugs. Basically, there are three types: Moroccan, Tuareg, and Berber. The Moroccan style are knotted are what they call "palace rugs." The Berber rugs are more rustic looking and are also plush like the Moroccan rugs. The Tuareg carpets are flat and rustic looking. They usual have similar designs in infinite variations and are woven. Now, you can fid a rug on the street here for under $100, but ...
... in Casablanca, I made plans to go on a 2 day 1 night camel trek starting the second day, but besides the trek I had nothing planned. I spend most of the first day walking around the medina of Casablanca. A medina is basically an old area, typically filled with markets. The markets were completely chaotic, but in such a fantastic way. Every shop you would pass, someone would try and get you to buy something. Being Caucasian, a minority there, the vendors would target ...
... mosaic pattern, with subdued blue highlights. It oozed a warm intimacy.
In between these meals we watched a whole season of 'Rick and Morty.' An excellent show, if you like animated sci-fi in the vein of Futurama with a lot of crude jokes to offset the highbrow intellectualism of the premise. Highlight: a fluffy white dog in giant robotic armour saying, in a computer generated voice, “Where are my testicles ...
... Reading books while taking public transportation in Casablanca?!!? It almost brings tears to my eyes. I had a thought: treat people with respect. Provide them with clean, secure transportation, for example, and they will behave respectably. Herd them onto dirty, dangerous buses like cattle and they behave disrespectably. Or at least the disrespectable people will take over. I get off at the very end of the of the line in Anassi neighborhood, which I explored 3 years ...