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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Majestic Rabat
It was hard to get towels, no elevator, only wifi in the lounge area and it was not strong (if someone was webcaming, everyone else lost their internet).
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... helped out a sports class with its 'Intro to Judo' lesson. Meanwhile I am taking every chance to go out and explore. I can now make my way through the twisty roads of the medina without getting lost. And today I did some sightseeing with a fellow Thaqafat participant (I'm one of only three-it's the off season). After walking around for hours the boots I just bought are definitely broken in! I am determined not to miss anything while I'm ...
... when she's not here. Her kids have progressed from telling Yo Mama jokes to Yo Baby jokes.
This morning didn't not start well. I should have taken it as an omen. We're supposed to be fed, dressed, smocked up, and waiting for the van before 8:00 every morning. This morning, my alarm finally woke me up at 7:30. Oops. So I get up, wash my face, brush my teeth, get back to my room and realize that a lot of people are still asleep. That realization led me to the more useful ...
... mix of western influences and strict cultural norms are juxtaposed side by side everywhere. Just a snapshot of a street in Rabat would show modern women, sans hijabs (the headscarves) speaking French or English or Spanish or Arabic on cellphones, old men hand making babouches in the same method used by generations before them, beggars singing beautiful Koranic melodies, and also women fully covered head to toe in the much more conservative style.
Once we were there we opened up a bottle of wine, as our female host was the only one there. Shortly through our first glass, our male host showed up as well. They were an Italian couple, who had moved to Rabat several months back. They both worked for a Peace Corps type of organization, and their jobs had taken them to Rabat at this time. Rabat is much more tame than some of ...
... situation here in Morocco.
I soon find that they weren’t lying. I go to explore the town just a little bit more and come across a cluster of what it seems to be, teacher forming a picket line. I wander on to a very scruffy, half abandoned industrial area.
Finally, I finish up my tour with a walk back through the modern district, where there's a little stretch where you can walk along the river.
And with that, my hike comes to an ...