Riad Dar Eliane
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking
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We are lounging by the pool at Kasbah Agafay Hotel & Spa, a fantastic little boutique hotel in the middle of nowhere, we are the only guests(!) and are being treated like kings by the owners as the staff have the day off (to eat aforementioned sacrificial lambs with their families). Our "investment" company is named for this little gem of a place and we have dreamed of coming here for ...
... about i wish i could have captured the atmosphere there was this real feeling of community and celebrating their unique culture and music. I loved it, poor Sarah was not so keen but she has a few inches on me so was able to see the action from afar where i had to be right in the action. After making it back we settled down to a pizza and a bottle of amazing red wine from Meknes, it really has been a wonderful holiday and I'm not sure I'm ready for it to be ...
... below. The Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah was used in many movies, most recently Gladiator with Russel Crowe. He showd us the spot where they built an arena with the kasbah in the background. Also, before lunch we passed a desert movie studio where Lawrence of Arabia and other desert movies were filmed. You could see old crumbling movie sets on the lot. There are are 2 studios in this area, one of which is very new.
We're back on the road crossing ...
... and interact with us.
After that, we stopped at a huge pottery shop. A man was spinning pottery when we got there and a few of the girls got to try out the wheel. We shopped for a little while before heading back into the city. The guys dropped us off again and said they would pick us up in a few hours. We met them around 10:00 pm in the main square. There were so many people around just hanging out and selling things. They picked us up in ...
... in Morocco. Because many country people do not know how to read, they rely on the story tellers to learn about famous saints, warriors and heroes. They are always surrounded by a big audience completely absorbed in the story. I love to look at them and I only wish I could understand them.
After five in the evening, the food stalls are set up and the smell of grilled meats and fish permeate the air. You signal what you would like to ...