Le Pavillon Du Golf
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Got 1st class tix. had compartment to ourselves for awhile--laid down & slept. In Meknes 2 others came in.
Nice driver took us to the Cottages. Difficult to find, but he was very nice.
Got in our cottage, Sylvain showed us around. Went to the pool.
Laid down, not feeling well. A/C not working. Sylvain couldn't get it to work, so we moved to another cottage.
Dinner: chicken & couscous--delish.
We walked. It was hot.
Lunch at (name coming) on way to Jardin Majorelle. I was dying for some iced tea. Of course, there was nothing like that on the menu. I saw someone at a table with a glass of ice, and it occurred to me that I could make my own.
We ordered Salade Variee and The Noir with glasses of ice. The server looked at us with confusion, "Verres? Avec glacons?" Oui. He went over to make the tea, which was right in front of where ...
... Cafe and went there for something cold to drink. We had Coke Lights, and Hunter ordered some hummus for lunch. The heat and my migraine kept my hunger at bay.
We were up on the terrace by ourselves, but then a large group of (highschoolers?) from Bristol, England joined us. We had a good time talking to them. They had been trekking in the Atlas Mountains for three weeks. They are going home tomorrow.
We got to the spa right on time this time. ...
... and were each given a water bottle before going to sleep. I was woken up periodically by the train stopping at various places along the route, but slept pretty well until the ticket taker came to tell us we were about to arrive in Tangier. Valerie and I packed up our stuff and got off the train at 7:30am in search for a ferry to cross the Strait of Gibraltar to get to Spain.
We took a petit taxi to the port of Tangier where we were able to purchase ...
... to heed. A visit to see the snake charmer completes our afternoon. We also have a tour of a herb and spice pharmacy. The licensed pharmacist prepares spices, marinades, remedies for every complaint, and even cosmetics. This was an entertaining and fascinating look at herbal medicine in a colourful venue. Of course all the merchandise was for sale, but I'm sure Australian Customs would take a dim view. Finally en route back to the hotel, we stop at the ...