Riad Dar Eliane
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Got 1st class tix. had compartment to ourselves for awhile--laid down & slept. In Meknes 2 others came in.
Nice driver took us to the Cottages. Difficult to find, but he was very nice.
Got in our cottage, Sylvain showed us around. Went to the pool.
Laid down, not feeling well. A/C not working. Sylvain couldn't get it to work, so we moved to another cottage.
Dinner: chicken & couscous--delish.
We walked. It was hot.
Lunch at (name coming) on way to Jardin Majorelle. I was dying for some iced tea. Of course, there was nothing like that on the menu. I saw someone at a table with a glass of ice, and it occurred to me that I could make my own.
We ordered Salade Variee and The Noir with glasses of ice. The server looked at us with confusion, "Verres? Avec glacons?" Oui. He went over to make the tea, which was right in front of where ...
... Cafe and went there for something cold to drink. We had Coke Lights, and Hunter ordered some hummus for lunch. The heat and my migraine kept my hunger at bay.
We were up on the terrace by ourselves, but then a large group of (highschoolers?) from Bristol, England joined us. We had a good time talking to them. They had been trekking in the Atlas Mountains for three weeks. They are going home tomorrow.
We got to the spa right on time this time. ...
... a school, both within the medina. Our walk this afternoon ended up in the square. It is very big with all sorts of quirky things going on like snake charmers and men selling tortoises, coupled with mules carrying goods and lots of tourists. I think I rather like Morocco, it's a fascinating place. Ok so there are a lot of cat pictures, but I'm tired of taking photos of mosaic tiles and plaster work! Houssein just grins and waits ...
... Visit it also for the amazing Marrakech views from the top of its walls, including families of storks on the medina rooftops 7. The northen medina, that is the area over the Bab Doukkala Mosque. Less touristy and more authentic than the central parts of medina, it also includes some of the most beautiful mosques and fountains of Marrakech 8. Stay at a riad. Seriously, don't even consider staying at a hotel. Riads are Morroccan architecture mansions, ...