Riad Ibn Khaldoun
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... a shower, you can fill up a bucket and dump it on yourself sort of like a bath style, or you can go to a Hammam. Jess and I went to a Hammam. Very different experience. Ask us about this later. Once again I had to leave a lot out of this blog, but we have to save some things for when we get home. You don't go to Morocco (or at least the places we went to in Morocco) if you are looking for a relaxing peaceful rest. But you DO go to Morocco if you want an amazing cultural experience ...
to make our way back through the quieter streets. So so different
from yesterday and at least you could focus on the actual buildings
and doors etc... instead of being distracted by all the products for
sale in the shops.
that some of the group (Ben, Denise, Maria, Brian and Stef) have been
playing cricket today! Perhaps I should have stayed and been less
Altho’ they have more of a place on society these days (working in government; driving cars; access to the internet; and more legal rights) it was only in 2004 that the Mudawanna law gave women crucial rights and protection, with a focus on child custody and support; divorce and property ownership. Although men have always been able to take up to four wives, before this law was introduced, men could simply walk away from a marriage and abandon ...
... the warm fuzzy feelings that we get when we see our families and friends. I feel as though it is that motivation that pushes them on ward.
The other day, I witnessed a taxi rear end a very nice car outside of my window. Both men got out, looked at the scratches and bumps on their cars, exchanged a few words and drove away. There was no screaming, yelling, shootings; nothing. Because cars are not a material here. Having a persons ...
... about carpet salesman. Our other friend obviously recognised the scam earlier on. I engage him in some brief conversation - he seems very quiet and business-like - and he tells us he is leaving the train at Meknes. Meanwhile, the conductor enters our compartment as Danny (now supposedly off the train) has left his jacket behind. The conductor is speaking to Danny on his mobile and wanders off with the jacket....this is all very suss.