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... reminders of this city's strategic coastal position. Both the Spanish and Portuguese had taken control of the port in the past, the bastion and the fairy tale ramparts, although medieval in their style, dating back to the colonisation in the 18th century. The trade winds and excellent passageways to the south of Africa were a huge draw to the merchants. We strolled across the ramparts, used extensively in Orson Welles' Othello, and one of the first films to out Essouira on ...
... day he gave me his phone number and there was a little confusion when he told me to write 'two E'; he meant 'three'. Up into the mountains of the Middle Atlas range we drove. The weather was becoming overcast, threatening rain. The land was fertile, olives and orchards and vegetables, but it was also rocky. This was to characterize the journey over the next five days: seemingly barren, stony land that yielded plenty. We kept climbing, up to a sub-alpine area ...
... said, 'I don't like them!' We all just cracked up! Poor Hamid wasn't sure what we were laughing about but it was just such a controlled response from him it broke us up. Anyway we saw lots more on the way back to Marrakech but we weren't stopped again, luckily.
Essaouira is a charming seaside place. We wandered along the waterfront to see the fishing boats and admired parts of the old fort. Inside the medina the paved ...
... same) but we have both, on separate occasions been sexually
My advise, if you are looking to come
to Essaouira, Marrakech or Morocco in general is thus:
1) Take a man2) Take a man3) Covering up makes no difference, but
if you don't care about getting a tan, cover EVERYTHING (inc your
face!!), especially if you are pretty!4) Ignore everyone shouting to you. Do
not stop, do not give them the light of day (unless you actually want
... before we eventually got her free. Hooray. What to do except build a big fire and have a couple of drinks...that always helps.
We got into Essaouira well before lunch and scared the bejeezus out of all the campers in the very small campground about 2km out of town. It was fairly obvious from their horrified faces as the truck rolled in that the reputation of Overland trucks had them expecting us to completely disrupt any peace and serenity they all ...