Hotel Bab el Ain
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... a hill. I
went through the palace & then walked down the hill a bit to Castelo dos
Mouroz. It was very windy when I was there. Then I walked down into Sintra
& went through another palace, Palacio Nacional Sintra. I walked further
down the hill & stumbled across the railway station, a lot closer than the
way I had left the railway station for Palacio de Pena. I caught the train back
to Lisbon & then walked more around Lisbon.
... After Volubilis we headed off on the bus (around 3 hours drive) to the town of Chefchaouen. I think about 40000 people live there. It's in the Rif mountains and it's where a lot of kif (maurijuana) is grown (now illegally of course). The government is trying to get the locals to grow olives etc instead but of course that takes time to produce an income and marijuana is a cash crop with an easy export market through Spain into the rest of Europe. On our ...
... my clothes wrapped in a dry bag as a pillow, it saves them getting damp during the night, nothing worse than putting on damp clothes)
Breakfast wasn't until 8 am today, so there really wasn't much point in getting up at this time, but nope it weren’t to be, the mosque sparked up, calling all the faithful to prayers, and it just went on and on
This is one of the reasons I really do ...
In Morocco, the official language is Arabic, but in the areas that housed many tourists like us, everyone seemed to know a bunch of languages (the majority knew French Spanish and English perfectly). To me, this was incredible, as I'm still working on being fluent in my second language.
Our day concluded back at the hotel where I got to do some swimming in the pool until the sun went down, followed by the coolest dinner show, with traditional Moroccan ...
... are squashed together down every lane. Blue keeps the mozzies away apparently. The Kasbah overlooks the Atlantic Ocean and when we went out to the edge the wind coming off the water was freezing.
We saw other Rabat landmarks, the Hassan tower and a past King's mausoleum. All impressive buildings with interesting histories explained to us in much detail by a local guide.
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