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Got 1st class tix. had compartment to ourselves for awhile--laid down & slept. In Meknes 2 others came in.
Nice driver took us to the Cottages. Difficult to find, but he was very nice.
Got in our cottage, Sylvain showed us around. Went to the pool.
Laid down, not feeling well. A/C not working. Sylvain couldn't get it to work, so we moved to another cottage.
Dinner: chicken & couscous--delish.
... sitting. He double checked again, making sure he understood what I wanted: tea in the teapot, ice in the glasses. Oui. I really think he had no idea what we were doing.
Once the black tea had steeped, I slowly poured it over the ice. Voila! Iced tea. So happy. Of course, we only had enough ice for one glass, but by the time we drank that, the rest of the tea in the pot had cooled down considerably (and so had we), so it all worked out very well. The salads were amazing too.
... much at times, especially when the motorbikes spewed clouds of exhaust all over us and everything else, but mostly it was just fascinating. Many of the smaller streets are covered, so they stay a little cooler, but the smells and the exhaust are more intense there also.
We got to our appointment a little early, but that was when I thought our appointment was at 12. Ooops. So we left and walked around some more until our actual appointment at 1:00. We found ...
... s off to the. 16th century mausoleum. The Saadian tombs were built for the descendants of the prophet Mohammed. The heat is now almost unbearable and we have arrived at tour bus time. We have to elbow our way through groups of numpty tourists ... This had better be good! More turquoise tiles and loads of graves, some inside and some out depending on the importance of the corpse. Seen it, done it, declined the T shirt, we don't ...
... such family tragedy. Yet he was a good host through it all, guiding me and my children to our new cosy rather hip bedroom on one of his roof terraces.
Rather than retiring for the night, Jeremy, Loek and I did some night time strolling in the medina, along dimly lit alleys, which are all safe to roam in, Loek assured us, even for a lone woman. We passed cats sexing (all the cats of the medina are pregnant now, Loek informed us). ...