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... very sweet, our favourite being the cream sherry. We had a lovely Russian woman (who married a Spaniard – the wine maker) giving us the history of the place, which dates back several centuries.
We left Jerez at 2.15pm and made our way south to Algeciras, a huge port at the entrance of the Mediterranean and looking out on to the Rock of Gibraltar. While the rock was immediately recognizable the heat haze was so great there was no way ...
... where they
discovered the secret recipe of the Portuguese tart, made at Pasteis de Belem.
We walked along the waterfront of the Tajo River & I climbed the Belem
Tower at the end of the waterfront. We also saw the monument commemorating the
voyages of discovery of the Portuguese. Before we left Belem, our tour leader
managed to get Portuguese tarts for us from Pasteis de Belem, even though there
was a long queue waiting outside to be seated. We ...
... 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 ...
... mountains and is often used as a base for people trekking in the Talsemtane National Park. Its main attraction however is it's small (well compared to Fez and Marrakesh anyway) Medina with its alleys of blue / white washed walls. It may not be alone in having these walls - the Kasbah in Rabat for example had similar walls but I think between the walls and the overall location it combines to a wonderful and restful ambiance.
We spent our first ...
... is really cute. I mean really really cute. It's not to be missed.
Dinner or late lunch was taken at Sofia's (in a small square near the Parador) - recommended by Candelaria from the hotel. Very good home style cooking and good value - MAD135 AUD$18 for both of us. Debbie was a bit under the weather - mild pyrexia and nausea. We explored the village for a bit after dinner and retired to the hotel. The bus trip had been exhausting.