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... do not have family of their own to help them. During Ramadan more fortunate Muslims are obligated to give to the poor who may knock on their door asking for money. There is no shame in asking and people give without question. It’s one of the Five Pillars of Islam - the giving of alms.
Our guide painted a very rosy picture of their community welfare system but we still saw people begging ...
... amp; we saw the local market on the waterfront. Later
in the morning we caught a boat to the island of Culatra. We walked across the
island to a nice long sandy beach, where we had a swim & relaxed under
umbrellas on the beach. It was the Atlantic Ocean & the water was quite
cold, so I didn’t stay in for long. The day was nice, but it is not summer yet.
We walked quite a distance along the beach to a bar, where we relaxed for a
... and buy their supplies, carrying everything back up the steep hill. Nearing the top, we found what is known as Green Morocco. Mustafa, our guide, told us that in a few months time, when the crop ripens, the goats, sheep and donkeys get very happy! He also told us that in the past, kiff used to be grown only at the very top of the mountain but now due to demand, it is more profitable for the farmers to grow this ...
We visited the Kasbah that takes up one side of the main square (this one was more like a fort for those keeping up) before tea on the roof top of Aladins (a fellow tourist had recommended this to us - the view is quite fantastic) overlooking the same square.
Later we had dinner at Bab Souq a newish place that the English owners of our Riad had recommended and have to say it was fantastic - I would highly recommend and was probably one ...
... again for a late lunch.
A lazy, relaxing afternoon was spent back at the riad at the pool and experiencing our first hammam. It was indeed an hour well spent. Whilst in the 'hammam' (steam room), we first had black soap (based on olives and argan oil soaked in salt and potash) rubbed all over us. The soap is designed to prepare the skin for exfoliation. This was rinsed off, followed by a scrub with a coarse mitt/loofah ...