Riad Fes Baraka
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... made some desserts for us too. Cakes and little pastry things that she got Jessica to help her with. The Moroccan way of eating is a little bit different from what we are used to. The food is all in one communial dish and everyone digs in with their hands or pieces of bread. I am a messy eater already so I loved digging in with my fingers. Although I always seemed to still have a little bit bigger of a mess then everyone else by the end of each meal. The couscous was a little ...
a great today has been. The aluminium roll which I placed under the
roll mat really seemed to make a difference. I felt warm as toast! I
got up early. It seems that I am back in the swing of this camping
eggs for breakfast and slowly got ourselves ready for the day ahead!
I set off with Toni ...
... explanation of the whole process, but I still learned that goat skins were also used here and that saffron was another colour used in the dying process, but applied by hand. It’s not uncommon to find a number of different colours being used in the pits here. Many smaller goatskins could be seen draped over walls in symmetrical patterns.
After the viewing and some explanations, I returned to lower floors, thro’ the inevitable leather shop ...
... their goats and children on the streets without shoes and skinny to the bone. I did experience a little bit of culture shock in this aspect. Fes is the first city and it houses around 1.5 million people. Our first stop was at the King's Palace and we were taught on the mosaics and gold of the doors. They said that peasants will clean the doors with lemons to make it shiny. Seems like quite the pitiful job. The culture shock I ...
... day when we arrived here. On that occasion, I followed the sign that said they were up on the first floor, only to discover that on the first floor the sign said they were on the ground floor. When she returns - having found the toilets with no problem at all – she kindly points out that the signs I had been looking at were in fact, signs showing the way to the elevators. Doh !!
We are sharing our 6-seat compartment with one ...