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... we had seen before, in Pompeii. It was used to point the way to the red light district of a town. Since not everyone could read and write or even spoke the same language, the male "member" was used as a symbol, pointing in the direction of where to find what our guide called "the public women." I wondered if it had ever gone wrong and someone ended up at the brothel that wasn't expecting it. But I figure if you encounter a penis carved into stone and just blindly follow where ...
... just in case they had not seen me but it was to no avail.
Alan, who had been watching this charade came over and tapped me on the shoulder. "Just let's get out of here." "But we haven't paid for our first drinks" I protested.
I waited another five minutes before we left in disgust and shamefully, without paying. And of course without a second drink. We have never walked out without paying in our lives - but there was no way we could have ...
... but very friendly, and it transpired that his father was the president of the tourism board in Fez. By the end of the trip we had a 'history teacher' organised to take us on a walking tour of the Medina the next day and a taxi ride from the train to our Riad sorted too. He even tried to convince us to come to his home for dinner and meet his family - and "I will pick you up in my car and take you to the new town"; but we politely declined. It's lucky for me that Judith ...
Arrived from: Marrakech
Start date: 21/07/13
... through the levels of leather shops until you reach the balcony where you can look out over the working men colouring the leather. It is incredible to see, from green, red, white brown and even yellow.When we entered the house we had told this guy we didn't want a guide and we could walk through on our own, so when the time came and he expected us to buy something or pay he told us we were racist and to leave. The South Korean guy we were with then queried the price of a bag ...