Sogatour Moulay Yacoub
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... then a mans voice I have to say that I don't see anything happen after the call - the marketplace yesterday was just as noisy and crowded. I wonder if the calls become like the grandfather clock chimes or the nearby train which keep you awake the first night or two and then become an invisible part of your ...
... so donkeys are the preferred carrier. If you are more than 20 feet from your guide, you will be lost (and my fear was - never found). We have two young women on our trip with long blond hair, so they stood out on the crowd and I just looked for their heads. The afternoon was a huge shopping trip in the souks. You have to learn that whatever price the vendor quotes first - even if you think it's a good price for the item you are buying - it's ...
... and the sultans mausoleum which was fabulous. The sheer size of the old city walls is amazing - I would say they are 25 feet thick. -and the gates in them are beautifully decorated with Arabic calligraphy ("Allah is great"), decorative tile, and with the traditional horseshoe shape. Then on to Volubilis - ancient Roman ruins - you can still see the decorative tile floors! But the highlight ...
... meal was coming and what appeared was an old school plane meal with a bun so hard it could crack a window - a chicken meal where the meat was questionable as chicken and even the pasta was not up to Caleb eating it. The cold beets in Saran Wrap were there for sure and of course the dessert surprise - a cold lemon cream thing you have never seen on land only in the air. The plane did it's job though and all were thankful - especially the big fellow behind me ...
... my Riad. Relief yet again.
I was welcomed by Ibraham and Abdul with a cup of Moroccan whisky as they call it. It is actually strong, very sweet tea with a handful of mint leaves. One cup was more than enough.
I was eager to get to my room, dump my bags and hit the Medina. Fez is the medieval capital of Morocco, and a great city of high Islamic civilization. Fez has the best-preserved old city in the Arab world, the sprawling, ...