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... a bit roudy - but are harmless). We grab one last dinner at one of the pop-up restaurants in the square (which wasn't really my thing) before heading back.
The following day the tour is over and everyone goes their own ways. Kathryn and I decide to stay at the resort grabbing a facial (relaxing) and pedicure (so ticklish how do people find these things pleasant?) then relax by the pool before getting a taxi to the old town where our ...
After two nights in Zagora, we started our way back northwest and ended up again in the seeming middle of nowhere. Our accomodations, the Kasbah Air Ben Damietta, was a wonderful place, run by a French woman; so the cuisine de haute was French - steak!
We also stopped at the Atlas Movie Studio outside of, here comes that name again, Ouarzazate. Lawrence of Arabia, Cleopatra, and Patton, among other, were filmed, at least in part, here.
... after twenty hours already spent in route. And all of this for a 45 minute flight to Marrakech. Could have taken a train or bus, but wouldn't have arrived any sooner. When I finally arrived in Marrakech, I seriously questioned whether I'd ever travel this distance again in one continuous swoop. (By the end of the trip, I was ready to start planning my next!!!)
The driver was ...
... of people in the whole place. Yet again you had that feeling of the contrast between what is on the streets in the city and what lies behind the walls. The cities here are so old I have to wonder if this contrast is the construct of thousands of years of lessons learned. You can handle the crowds and people and chaos in the common places if you have a quiet and cool place of your own to come home to. And if you don't have enough square footage that's fine- just ...
... where the produce was smelt like the Royal Easter Show, but I'm talking about local creatures. These include iguanas and chameleons caught from the mountains. By now, we were both shattered, so we went back and showered, before heading out for dinner. For dinner, we were accompanied by Swedish bloke Tomas. This worked out really well for us, because he took us into the Marrakech Square, with all the markets (something we didn't really know about). This was unlike anything either ...