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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- Non-smoking rooms
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... and bought 4 round breads.
From there to an Olive Seller to select some special Olives. Every meal in Morocco is served with Olives
And finally to the ...
... Although I like to shop and research more before buying, I take the plunge and start bargaining for two small leather ones. I think I succeeded in reducing the price by about 30 per cent, paying about 700 dirhams for each. (by the end of the trip, I was pretty sure I paid too much, but, on the other hand, I never saw the same design and colours again, so maybe not. No buyer's remorse for me!)
The only thing we didn't ...
Fes. So, the plan was to head to Fes the next day after our quick stop back in our Riad in Marrakech. However those plans soon changed when Jed woke up at 3am with food poisoning. By the time we should have been heading to the train station he was in no fit state to travel so we just hung about Marrakech for the day. We ventured out to try and change our train tickets as we'd pre booked them. Once again we figured that we would have to ...
... so I was beginning to think we were going to walk all the way to the Medina. Thankfully, we didn't.
We got to the Medina, got out of the car, and a man with a cart put our bags in it. He took off and the young man, Hunter, and I followed...uphill, on a very narrow, busy souk street. I was quickly looking at all the goodies for sale: shoes, bags, trinkets, carpets, food, etc. Some of the meat stalls were quite interesting. At one, there were sheep heads, and a man was splitting ...
... Jdid or New Fes.
During the Saadian** reign (1554 - 1658), most of Morocco was constantly under threat of invasion. Most of its ports were invaded by either France or Spain and the Ottoman Empire was threatening on the east front. Consequently, the Saadians devoted their time to the fortification of Fes by erecting fortresses or bastions to protect it from foreign incursions. Similarly, the following Alaouite Dynasty placed a great emphasis on ...