Travel Blogs from Rabat
... and completely naked while we try to clear a spot for them. Their discomfort is compounded by the fact that, in the name of speed, that tub does not cease to be used while they are waiting. We scooch them up to the end farthest from the bucket and they get to hang out there while we wash someone else at the other end. I can't imagine that it's a pleasant experience, being splashed, kicked, and generally bumped around while waiting for someone to cover your private ...
... and Claudia to wait, but they were not in a hurry. The window eventually opened after the half-hour and we got our passports back now fattened with yet another visa.
Getting out of Rabat was quick as the sun set right in front of Ben's eyes as he drove the 90 km south to Casablanca. The interior of their cabin was furnished for sleeping in and equipped with a stove for cooking. It was dark by the time we reached the outskirts and the GPS blue ball made slow ...
... to Allah in conversation; being forced to hear the mosques' loud calls to prayer; and praying five times a day.
And Moroccans rarely questioned Islam. This reminded me of a Paul Avery quote: "That which has always been accepted by everyone, everywhere, is almost certain to be false."
A female student of mine defended Moroccans' right to be Muslims, saying I should let them be Muslim if they chose ...
... 13th November We drove to Algeciras & onto the ferry to Ceuta, a Spanish enclave in North Africa. From there we drove to the border, where it took a while before we got into Morocco. We stopped at a supermarket where a local boy gave me a tortoise. Gillie released it back into the wild. We drove to Chefchaouen, where we camped.
14th November I awoke felling ill, so stayed in my sleeping bag until early afternoon, when I got up for a very ...
So, true to form, day one of bush camping entailed digging 17 tonnes of Scania truck out of 6 inches plus of red clay mud up to the axles!! Out came the shovels, then the sand mats by which time those who were helping (and that wasn’t everyone we noted!) were dirty, sweaty and saying lots of rude words. As it turned completely dark a couple of the lads helped set things up for a successful attempt for freedom first thing in the morning and the rest of us ...
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- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking