Riad Le Calife
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... but we are on holidays after all. Getting to Achour is about a 40 minute petite taxi drive through the very dry mountains. Achour is a very tiny village, but everyone visits for the river, which is wonderfully cold in the heat of the day. We began walking up the river following a rough path which occasionally involved clambering over rocks and what not. We got about 40 minutes upstream looking for the perfect location to jump in and cool off when we asked some of the ...
... for a bid - pastries are sold in carts and stalls that are infested by swarms of bees. We saw about 30 bees latch onto a single croissant. We visited a tannery, which is the main attraction in fes after he medina. The slaughtering happens offsite, so they collect the raw skins and process them. The production process starts in big vats run by families of tradesmen. It smelled pretty bad, but thankfully they issued us a mint leaf upon entry to sniff. As we feared, ...
... price that is way below half....I groan. He shoots me a dirty look that puts me in my place. The owner of the shop comes back with another price, he's not even in the same neighborhood as Patrick's offer, and Patrick ups his price just slightly. I don't think I made a sound but Patrick gives me another "look" and I suddenly become interested in the mint leaves at the bottom of my glass. And so it goes, back and forth like a tennis match. The shop owner ...
... Michael, stopped and bought bread at a number of the great smelling bakeries that lined these alleys. A generous hunk of fresh bread cost 12 cents and Michael was kind enough to offer everyone a piece to try. The smells of the Medina were varied, from the wonderful freshly baked bread, to the pungent meat markets to the stinky tannery, where apparently pigeon poop is used in the tannery process. One of our experts on the trip, Ron Green from Dartmouth ...
... there was a bit of confusion while Abdul talked with the conductor trying to sort it out. Eventually we got a seat in a different compartment and made the very short trip from Meknes to Fes. When we arrived there was a mini bus waiting for us which took us to our hotel. The rooms weren't ready when we got there, but we were allowed to drop off our bags and use the bathrooms (Darren even snuck in a quick shower), then we went out the front where we met our guide who ...