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Having been cut off by the river from the Kasbah in Skoura we visited a Unesco protected Kasbah south of Marrakesh, in Ait Benhaddou, famous as a location in films such as Lawrence of Arabia, Gladiator, and Jesus of Nazareth for which most of it was rebuilt. Still home to a few local residents, one lady, guiding a laden donkey up the steep steps invited us in to her mud brick home, where inside several squawking chicken ran freely along the ...
... of winding roads, we were on the main motorway back into the city. Past many more golf clubs and we arrived back at the riad at 4pm. It had been another hot day, 40 degrees. But it doesn't feel that hot at all. India felt so much hotter. It's not a sweaty hot here. But time for the pool anyway! We were given some kaab el ghazal - a local snack - a thin pastry filled with marzipan. Was nice! After a few hours of lazing around, we headed out for dinner. ...
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... front of the door to the restaurant. We finished our dinner at an all-time high, but just when we thought things couldn't get any better, we wandered our way into a rooftop hookah lounge with views over the main square, where we whiled the hours away over mint shisha and happy hour wine specials. I can honestly say I've never had a more magical night. Everything in Morocco seemed to conspire perfectly for us to have the most amazing evening. And that was just day ...
... and things really kick off in the evening. It's wonderful to stand back and watch the snake charmers, storytellers and vendors draw in the crowds.
We had a great day trip to Essaouira, a beach town about 2 hours south of Marrakech. It has a very different vibe to other places we'd visited with its annual music festival and kite surfing. We enjoyed sitting up on the sea walls, and wandering the lanes, and I loved the ...