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... rather than by the gram - the true way to shop, we were informed. We continued on, passing shops stacked with brightly coloured textiles, carved thuya wood boxes and bowls, ornate pottery lanterns and hand painted tiles - this is a shopper's Mecca, and it was all we could do to not buy more and more souvenirs. We even toyed with the idea of buying a small suitcase to enable us to purchase more of the stunning homewares and carry them onto the plane with us! We wandered ...
Its been lovely to have had three nights in the one place at the end of our holiday, and our Riad is very quaint. It's run by a modern young woman named Samira who popped in to meet us one night.
She's an interesting Moroccan story...she divorced the man she married from her village because he was expecting a traditional Moroccan wife, came to the city, saved up and bought the large house that is now our Riad and then brought what seems like all her young relatives ...
... in which case barter!)
5) Learn some choice words in Arabic
6) Avoid here if you have dreadlocks!!7) You absolutely have to be stern and
confident. These people WILL take advantage of you in every way
possible given the chance. DONT give them the chance.
8) Do not give into pressure
9) The local parts are so much nicer
and cheaper. You will not get hounded here.
10) TAKE A MAN!!!!!
It also didn't help that I (Rebecca) was very sick for 24 hours and ...
After a lazy second day in camp, at least for me as Tim was working, we packed up for our two day trip to Essaouira, another of our favourite destinations in Morocco. Of course, we had the essential booze and food visit at the local Marjane before heading west to the coast.
Our chosen place to bush camp that night was a scenic clearing not far from the local rubbish dump. Thankfully, the wind was blowing mostly in the opposite direction for MOST of ...
... were once again together - thanks to the work of Ahmagi who had invited everyone for dinner and had prepared vegetable soup. This was a rare occurance for me, but I guess a typical thing for Ahmagi who is remarkably skilled at bringing people together. In addition to the soup, Ahmed, the late night receptionist at the hotel, was preparing a fish tagine for everyone. So everyone came together in the kitchen and helped Ahmed prepare the tagine - pitting ...