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... labyrinth it was! Narrow streets you had to negotiate with donkeys and hundreds of people all squeezed together in one big stifling crush. We went through various quarters - some selling clothing, some selling meat (check out the camel's head photo), some leather etc etc.
We went to a cooperative ceramic making factory that gives Moroccan's a chance to get an apprenticeship and a qualification. It was fascinating to listen to the explanations and see ...
... of American sexism that tends to objectify women, and said they prefer the hijab because it invites less catcalling—certainly a thought-provoking discussion.
As a final note, it appears that this blog didn’t upload the last two weeks…I definitely did write it, but I don’t think I saved a copy. Apologies!
Happy Birthday Grandma! I’ll be sure to buy you something while I’m in France.
Love you all, miss you lots,
... for many years, and he loved helping fix things for people and having his own little space to tinker, so meeting this man in the woodshop made both my sister and I think of our grandfather and what a kick he would have gotten out of us telling him our stories of this trip. Although the fact that Morocco is basically a dry country would have ruled out him as a potential visitor.
After leaving the wood carver area, we continued down a narrow road to stop briefly in a shop ...
Today we were travelling to Fez.we were being picked up from our accommodation at 12pm, so had free time all morning. Brook and I decided to have a sleep in and try to catch up after a few late nights. I did however wake up at 5am to the Muslim call to prayer before sunrise. I had slept through it yesterday morning and although I had heard the call throughout the day yesterday, the morning call sounds quite different and beautiful. ...
... to work only work a half day.
After the tour we walked around looking for a book Christine wanted though maps do not seem to be a strong suit for Fez. We took a break in a small park and Caleb found yet another fellow to play ball with as Christine and I listened to the midday prayer from the largest mosque in Fez over their loudspeaker.
Later that evening we went to a public square I had found and there was a group of ten kids playing ...