Riad El Yacout
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... it was an absolutely wonderful place to get lost in. This place was a photographers dream. Everything about it was enrapturing; the colours, the people, the smells, the laneways and especially the blue doors (I'm a sucker for a good blue door and an Arabic archway). The view from the rooftop of the hostel was also breathtaking and you could see the maze of blue houses in the medina bunched up together. I did a hike over the mountain behind Chefchaouen, and the view of the town below ...
... is the holy city and the final resting place of Moulay Idriss. We continued up hill and when I was getting to the point of just telling the group to come pick me up on their way back, we turned a corner and were on a terrace that provided a panoramic view of the city. The green-tile roof of the mausoleum was visible hundreds of feet below, and you could see how the city clung to the two rolling hills that it was built upon, with white and light stoned buildings covering all ...
... lot of the logistics were taken care of by someone else, which was a nice break for me.
Flying into the country was really beautiful, green rectangular farm plots with red brick walled farmhouses- surrounded by barren ochre land, all covered by a thin layer of milky morning fog. On the ground though, Casablanca is not particularly pretty. Walking around the streets alone was a bit unnerving, there were hardly any women, and none with uncovered heads. I was ...
... and laughed for ages. It was at 10.30pm by
this point and we were getting tired, so we all set off, but before
we went back to the hotel, we went to their house in the medina to
see some photos and have some tea. After more chatting with the two
of them, and trying to read a book in German, they gave us a massage
(they had both worked as professional masseuses in Canada and
Germany). It was very nice, but I felt ...
... thing. We stay at massive resorts and eat American food. Nothing authentic about the accommodation or food.
We start our city tour with our own English speaking tour guide, Haj. He did a decent job but didn’t talk as much as we had hoped. But he sure knew where to take us in the Medina to get his commissions! No complaints from me, we got a great tour of a mostly non-tourist medina. But to back track a little, our ...