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- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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The train journey to Mekenes was about 4 hours, so we had the afternoon to travel out of town into the hills to a place called Volubilis. It was a large site with extensive Roman ruins. It was good to walk around through the ruins, and see many remains of tiled mosaics. We stopped at a small town on the way back. It is perched on a hillside and there were great vies from some terraces high up. We had to walk up many steps to get there. The sunset on the ...
... hammam (bath house). Presumably he believed that one can never have too many sub-palaces. Actually, his motivation was more likely due to his competitive spirit and his visit to Versailles. On his return to Morocco he resolved to build an even grander palace complex to dwarf Versailles. It was a game of 'mine's bigger' on a truly colossal scale. Sadly for us tourists, his palace was destroyed in the ...
... and mostly empty – most of the crowds and vendors come out after dark. We sauntered along the perimeter looking for a café for lunch – that’s when I saw a small crowd and a police officer.
The crowd was noisy – but that’s no big deal in Morocco, where most conversations sound like vicious arguments – and so it didn’t really attract my attention until I saw a woman’s legs on the ground. The crowd ...
... and went out on our way to the Imperial City. We walked through the souks, and I made a purchase along the way. I'm getting better at bargaining and feel quite good about it.
We made it to the square. I looked over at the big gates of the Imperial City, and they were all closed. I wasn't entirely sure if it was closed or not, but I didn't want to walk across the large square (in full blazing sun) to find out.
We walked more through ...
... less than 100 meters from our hotel. Yes, we have to admit that once in a while we do crave a good ol' burger or saladbar. The Ibis hotel is situated just across the river from the old-town of Meknes and it's ancient medina.
We checked in and opted for a room on the 3rd floor in spite of an out-of-order elevator. We figured we needed the exercise. Ibis is solid mid-level, by Europe and American standards, and ...