Riad Le Calife
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... guide, everyone wants a tip. Well, almost everyone.
Fortunately we found our way to our Riad easily and quick as you can say “Bob’s your uncle” we were sitting in a gorgeous garden/fountain room, beautifully restored, sipping perfect mint tea and nibbling on exquisite cookies. Our host – Hassan – who greeted us at the door rightly guessed I was “Madame Cara”. Alan got a great giggle out of this, as ...
... before, but just as hearty and flavorful. The chicken tajine was amazing and the vegetarian bastilla (also topped with the aubergine salad) was crispy on the outside and soft and savory on the inside. My husband Jeremy always says that hunger is the best seasoning, and the meal had us both hungry and eager to try what we had worked over for the past few hours.
When we got to the end of the meal and it was time to try the macaroons, Souad tricked us by saying ...
... or something.
We just relaxed at the restaurant for a long time. He even told us to move the pillows to the side for our backs and put our feet up, like home. He was so nice. It was very enjoyable there.
Eventually, we both needed to get going before we became part of the furniture. We walked around some more and shopped. We had a fun time bargaining for scarves. The man even said he had fun with us and that we were nice people (this was after ...
... Ahmad who apparently has been on the Lonely Planet videos and claims to know everyone in Morocco as well as also being best friends with Barack Obama. He told me that Obama messages him daily and the Hilary Clinton will be our next president.
We stayed in the blue city for a little longer than I had hoped, but we got some shopping in and also I got henna from a girl on the street who was trying to earn money for her family.
... he took us to were of high quality and to this day we are delighted with all we bought. Which was... considerable.
Back in our Riad, Said and Houssein greeted us warmly. We decided to take our meal at the riad that evening and asked them if they could organise some beer and wine for dinner. We thought that we detected a bit of a clouded look, but they recovered well and said it would be no trouble at all.
We spent the ...