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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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... roosters crow, all day long scratching and pecking in amongst the long grass and weeds for tasty grubs, the roosters always on the scout for a hen to mount. Each night they go to roost in the former managers residence that has been converted into a hen house.
The shower block is abandoned and the roof has caved in, the pathway is blocked by grass and flowering weeds. The toilets are home to the traditional squat toilets and a trough with ...
*The internet has been out, so I've learned some new vocabulary, made some new friends and managed to figure out a way to be in touch! Here are the posts written from the past few days!*
Sometimes life puts you in between a rock and a hard place to see not how much it takes to break you, but how much you can conform. The initial stage-fright with the language ...
... has been a saving grace.
Now enough of the sappy, bleeding heart stories. I have a couple of awesome anecdotes for all of you reading which involved me getting lost (of course) and being washed.
Let's start with my personal hammam (bath): I have two maids who speak Moroccan Arabic and a wee bit of French. Obviously the French doesn't help me because I never bothered to learn (subconsciously as a middle finger to the snobby French people) and ...
... fun. We had a lesson about women in Islam from Khadija, which was quite enlightening, then Joel and I went to the Medina where I actually managed to buy something. It's just sensory overload walking through the all of the stalls there. The whole place smells like spices, body odor, leather, sewage, or some combination of the above, depending on where you are. I know there are things that I want to buy there, but there are so many variations on ...
... and take another video clip, then head on through the forest on a shortcut to Tamesna.
We cross a wide swath of land with the trees cleared out. "This is where they’re going to build the freeway to Tamesna 0936, 4 hrs, 10.1 kms)"
"You mean road, right?"
It seems that folks have very grand plans for this city that doesn’t even exist yet.
Finally we reach the edge, where a bunch of identical villas are being ...