Riad Dar Afram
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... sea breeze coupled with the damp spikes of the air were a welcome relief from the heat of the days we had experienced recently, and so we found a spot to enjoy our lunch. It was not the most scenic or appealing of places we have eaten on our tour, but it was certainly a new environment for us. The coastline of Agadir, battered by the wild Atlantic, has become a Mecca for tourists, and a huge new development is taking shape there - with spas, hotels and a golf ...
... rain increased when we began climbing these mountains, the road twisting steeply. These were mountains of rock, geological eras exposed in seams and ribs, ancient country. The rain fell, and we took blurred pictures from the van of waterways forming, gushing and filling. The stone cliffs turned a deep maroon in the wet, the landscape looked Martian. More rain. We kept looking for a lift on the clouds that would allow us to take camels out that night to the desert camp. ...
... boys and I would take time out from the beach and wander the narrow alleys of the medina away from the tourist shops by the ocean wall and get lost in the back alleys.
When you sip mint tea in a cafe watching the world go past you don't feel like a local, but it does allow you to blend in somewhat and to relax and take in where you are - what people are wearing, who they are talking to, what they are ...
2 long days in and out of a minibus.
The hotel in Marrakech was just a place to put our heads down and not that good.
Will update tomorrow after a good sleep and some pills. Sarah's shoulder is no better but no worse either really.
Just spent an hour writing up and lost the lot when I went to load the pictures.
... buy the sunglasses I found (mine got broken on the bus somehow) the guy only wanted 25 dirhams ($3) but apparently you should only pay 20 dirhams. It was then time for another bus ride home, this one was even louder and it was getting a bit dark outside to look at the scenery, but I just turned my music up, and about 3/4 was through the ride someone came over and we chatted for the rest of the trip home, so that was nice to meet someone new.