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... class? Well this is what we had arranged the day we leave at the Amal Cooking School. This not-for-profit organisation takes women off the street and gives them valuable life and career skills. We learn to whip up a Tagine and are given the recipes. During our week in Morocco we had grown quite obsessed over Moroccan mayonnaise and are delighted to obtain a recipe for this too.
And this concludes my first visit to the African ...
After two nights in Zagora, we started our way back northwest and ended up again in the seeming middle of nowhere. Our accomodations, the Kasbah Air Ben Damietta, was a wonderful place, run by a French woman; so the cuisine de haute was French - steak!
We also stopped at the Atlas Movie Studio outside of, here comes that name again, Ouarzazate. Lawrence of Arabia, Cleopatra, and Patton, among other, were filmed, at least in part, here.
... dinner was just about ready! Never one to turn down food (and a beer), I managed to catch my second or third or fifth wind and join my fellow travelers for the first of many fine feasts on this journey to Mystical Morocco.
Saturday, April 11
A full day of touring in and around the heart of Marrakech, the medina, ending up at the chaos called the night market!
... get to and from their destination. We navigate the streets to arrive at a car park which is meant to be close to our accommodation. We are now on, and foot and spend the next half an hour trying to locate the Riad. Once you have seen the maze of lanes and alleys you will understand why it took us so long to locate.
We are now at the front door and after 15 minutes of knocking, we are finally greeted by Naceur, our maid/butler, who lets us in. We have a quick tour of ...
... I came upon this restaurant sign.
Makes me think twice about eating here.
I'm glad my Riad was close to the main Mosque. I always found my way home with ease. And I never needed to look at my watch to tell the time. 5 times a day the mosque rings out the call to prayer. Spot on time every day.
A few more photos then off to the Sahara Desert !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!