Hotel Bab el Ain
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... it again. I am curious however about the difference between a Moroccan 'hammam' and a Turkish 'hamam'/bath. Perhaps we will change our minds when we get to Turkey!
Dinner was taken on the rooftop terrace of the riad. We met Tom (a retired radiologist) and his wife, Tomasina (an artist) from San Francisco. They had just arrived for a 3 week 'working' holiday - Tomasina was going to paint her way through Morocco starting from Chefchaouen.
... the back door! One big push and she shot out of her hole. We carried on, bumping, rattling and banging.
... boards, with one person servicing the entire queue. Most of the others in queue were locals returning to Morocco. After about half an hour, we handed in our passports and after about 10 minutes started wondering why it was talking so long. The attendant was looking puzzled, kept scrutinizing our passports and then staring into his computer screen and some reference books. We assumed it was because he wanted to make sure New Zealand citizens could enter ...
... money, give it to the women, they go off and spend it and the men sit patiently drinking tea and watching the girls go by, all ready to carry the shopping home.....sounds like a plan......how bout it Gav??Back to Fes for lunch and a bit of R&R.Now, we're back in the van travelling to Chefchaouene. Once again, the area is all agricultural. Still olives, oranges, broad beans and Algave for the silk ...
... or how I wanted to kill myself and anyone who convinced me to hike after about twenty minutes. Don't get me wrong, the hike was beautiful and the end result was the most spectacular waterfall, but was it worth it? My pictures say yes, my left knee and ankles beg to differ.
We left the following morning after some souvenir shopping and headed home. At this point at least three people had severe colds and some more were throwing up. Chefchaouen you did us ...
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