Hotel & Ryads Naoura Barriere
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... and they should mind their own business !
First bit of anger we have seen all week really.
The Ali Ben Youssef Medersa, next to the mosque is a very old Muslim theological college, opened in 14th Century. It used to house over 900 students in 132 small dormitory rooms and, so we were told, only one bathroom ! It was a stunningly beautiful building. The mosaics, carvings and delicate trellis work was overwhelming. ...
... sites are mosques that are not open to non-Muslims. In Marrakech (where I am trying to decide how to fill 2 days), over half the sites in my guidebook are either not open to the public or are not open to non-Muslims. Of the remaining, several are local parks and 1 is a former palace that was once the most beautiful in the world but has been completely stripped bare. ...
Today we drove through the High Atlas Mountains and you can forget what I said yesterday about their height relative to the Middle Atlas - they rise to over 13,000 feet. We drove through the Tizi-N-Tichka Pass - a spectacular sight. Of course the road is narrow, for 100 km there were no straight sections, the road was washed out and somewhat patched in many areas and there were a dozen or more places where something had crashed through the guardrail (and presumably plunged to ...
... the sights as we drove by. He dropped us off on a side street in the Medina where our Riad host was waiting. He took us through the tiny, quiet streets showing us "landmarks" (the black restaurant sign, the two olive trees) to help us remember our way through the maze of roads.
We made it inside Riad, and it was just beautiful. The weather was nice, and this was reflected in the coolness of the Riad. We went to the courtyard and sat down. We were ...
... my way through all of Marrakech lasted almost every waking minute I was there. I couldn't have asked for a better partner-in-crime whose skills matched my own, and who enjoyed spending 8 hours a day walking around, buying 40 cent orange juices and 30 cent fish sandwiches around town. As sad as I am to go home next week, I'm glad my time here ended with such a big bang, going to Africa for the first time, and having stories and memories to last a lifetime.