Hotel Riad Nakhla
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... him some money and off he trotted. I never carry the money with me but he'd already asked our names. So when I said I had nothing and Sean had it. He called Sean and then asked me to give it to him!! From there we headed back jnto the medina for a haircut for Sean!! In broken language we negotiated a price and Sean had his hair, eyebrows and moustache trimmed much to ...
... Immediately we picked the recognition up in his face...."All Blacks", he said and proceeded to perform a very rough cut of the Haka! We cracked up....it was hilarious! For sure, the All Blacks are proving to be a big ally of ours!
The tea arrived in a little Moroccan teapot with two glasses on a silver tray. He placed it on the floor in front of us. It was a very, very sweet mint tea. I would guess 65% sugar: 35% mint! We sat there ...
... games of soccer going on. Some more sophisticated than others, with proper goal posts, while others used clumps of seaweed. After walking the length of the beach (about 1.5km) we turned around and walked along the coast to the fish market, but the smell meant that we didn't stay for very long so we walked a bit further along the coast to a fortress type thing. Since Morocco is only about 14 km from Spain it was a very popular ...
Next day enjoyed the sun explored the town and booked some kite surfing lessons
avacado juice <omg.....>
explore around the ruins
collapsed on beach, first swim in the atlantic
husteled for spices
big night at the hostel
... was interesting being on the opposite side of the ditch. After dinner in our hotel, we took a short walk along the promannade and beach that are just across the street. The temperature was perfect and the breeze was gentle and I'm looking forward to sleeping tonight with an open window to hear the sounds of the sea.
If the rest of the post-trip lives up to today, it is going to be the perfect end to a wonderful ...