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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... why didn't we do that to begin with ? ) we neared the correct school/museum. As we did a Moroccan chap told us that it was closed and we should go to the tanneries instead. We smiled and ignored him, but an Australian couple behind laughed and said he had told them the same thing yesterday. Well, the Moroccan did NOT take kindly to this and harangued this couple for a few minutes, using some choice English words and telling them it was ...
... sites are mosques that are not open to non-Muslims. In Marrakech (where I am trying to decide how to fill 2 days), over half the sites in my guidebook are either not open to the public or are not open to non-Muslims. Of the remaining, several are local parks and 1 is a former palace that was once the most beautiful in the world but has been completely stripped bare. ...
... entreated so we all ended up at our final dinner with packages Two notes about the Sultan: first, he apparently picked a different wife to sleep with each night so they each had him for one night a month. Only the official wives were allowed to get pregnant. But this was occurring in the late 1800s so birth control wasn't around. If one of the unofficial wives (who were usually gifts to the Sultan from those trying to curry favor) did get pregnant she was either expelled from ...
... reaches an altitude of 2260 m above the sea level and is the highest major mountain pass of North Africa. Not much of a challenge on the way up, but the way down was great fun, although very windy. Nice cafe at the bottom.
Across the plains towards Marrakesh and happened upon 2 moto Royal Gendarmes. Nice guys. Learned a little about them and their role. They work for the king and are federal police. They were doing speed work today. Chatted ...
... we'd been to first and had a walk through and got told a little about how they lived there, then headed down to the house we had visited before. We went through to a little dining room where we were served up some traditional Berber salads and tagines and fresh fruit, then when we were ridiculously full we went back into the lounge bit for more mint tea! Yummmmm!!! This tagine was a traditional Berber one, which had been cooking for the last couple of hours just for ...