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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... and they should mind their own business !
First bit of anger we have seen all week really.
The Ali Ben Youssef Medersa, next to the mosque is a very old Muslim theological college, opened in 14th Century. It used to house over 900 students in 132 small dormitory rooms and, so we were told, only one bathroom ! It was a stunningly beautiful building. The mosaics, carvings and delicate trellis work was overwhelming. ...
... sites are mosques that are not open to non-Muslims. In Marrakech (where I am trying to decide how to fill 2 days), over half the sites in my guidebook are either not open to the public or are not open to non-Muslims. Of the remaining, several are local parks and 1 is a former palace that was once the most beautiful in the world but has been completely stripped bare. ...
... far below) and the guardrail had not been replaced. Moroccans drive like Europeans which means they have some crazy sixth sense about passing on every curve. So all in all it was a fist clenching, catch your breath and help the driver brake drive. At dinner tonight our guide told us there was an accident on the road just yesterday killing 24 people. But having survived - it was a great experience! We then arrived in Marrakech - the most modern city we've seen (there's a ...
... pool on the rooftop terrace enjoying a bottle of wine, simply a lovely finish to the evening.
The next morning we were so pleased to have a free day to explore Marrakech and powered off into the souks. The souks were awash with colour, the spices, bright textiles, leather bags, shoes, carpets, metal work and ceramics made for a visual feast. We so enjoyed the atmosphere, we had been given the impression that we would be hassled and hustled however we did ...
So there we were, alone on top of a rooftop terrace in Morocco accompanied only by the occasional stray cats and a band of Moroccan musicians who made up for what the lacked in musical ability with stubborn enthusiasm that seemed to transcend language. They had us up and dancing with them every other song, and we were having so much fun we didn't even mind our delicious tagines going cold. The head waiter would poke her head up on ...