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... they made a lot of natural products. From there we went to a place that made cloth & clothes from silk made ...
Today was spent in an apparently (!?) air conditioned train heading to Marrakech. Fortunately the trip was only six hours - I'm sure oxygen was starting to run out! :-) Our riad in Marrakech is amazing! Feeling quite spoilt to be here. We ate in last night, sitting under a balcony outside while there was a spectacular lightning and thunder storm. (Sigh).... the long day was worth ...
... shops on either side. The colours are fantastic. We dodged people, motorbikes and donkey and carts down these alleyways.
We visited a Berber pharmacy, a bakery, a leather house and a dye place.
HIGHLIGHT of the day......an hour camel ride......woohoo.....no discoing tonight.....:)
On our way out again soon! Don't think we'll be seeing the New Year in!!
Off to Fes tomorrow, an eight hour van trip!
... Totally overwhelming in the begining, but once you've gotten used to it, it's very cool. Here are some things you will find in the souk.....
Clothing- both new and used/ western and traditional
Leather things- shoes/ bags/ wallets/ poufs
Tangine pot- colorful pots to make tangine in (sort of like a clay pot)
Jewelry- mostly tacky, some beautiful
Lamps and lanterns- These are so amazingly beautiful, I wanted to ...
... agent, so cough up 600 Durham to book in.
"Apollo 13 we have anothe glitch !" I hope this holiday improves !
So no prepaid meal in hotel so out onto the street. Anyway found a nice restaurant and well fed.
After a long wander round we are now back at the hotel. Let's hope tomorrow brings better luck ...