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... 9pm; the speaker towers blasting prayers in the early hours of the morning preparing everyone for the next day of fasting. While our dinners have sometimes been delayed there have never really been any issues and so it has been a great experience to see such a significant religious practice in action. After a final look around the area we gathered together and walked back to the same bus station we'd been dropped off at two days earlier. The coach trip back to Marrakech was ...
... hammers on tin as intricate metal designs were carved onto lanterns and jewelry; metalworkers cutting and welding steel, making larger furniture pieces and household items. We found our way to a traditional Moroccan apothecary where the animated pharmacist gave us a tactile tour of the many herbal remedies that Moroccans have been using for centuries, our arms being a lather of oils, ointments and balms by the end. A few of us grabbed a quick massage with argan ...
... While the peaks were just as shapely as the northeastern end of the High Atlas, there were more pines and less cedar and the volcanic basalt and granite imbued them with much grayer colours. We took the Atlas' highest road crossing (2,260 metres) and had some awesome views at a stop just past the peaks. The area is unsurprisingly tremendously popular with hikers, with beautiful grassy plateaus and a couple of waterfalls fed by the last of the snowmelt. After lunch at ...
... the way to Marrakech, he began to educate us on the culture and history of Morocco. He told us that Morocco is very friendly to westerners, and welcoming of all religions, particularly Jews, who have lived in Morocco since before the 8th century when the country was first established. I did feel immediately less conspicuous as a westerner than I had in Istanbul, perhaps because there was a far more concentrated location for tourists in the medina in Marrakech than ...
... the men making the leather bags. Also on offer were exotic lizards and birds. After finding our way out of the maze of Souks we went back through the square where the snake charmers were in full force. There were also men with monkeys. We headed towards the Koutoubia Mosque which dates from about 1147. It is not open to non-Muslims so we just looked around the outside and also at the ruins next door of the original mosque which ...