Riad Les Jardins Mandaline
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... other fag. Again he assures us he will be quitting soon. Unlike the antique shop this on is just stuffed full of every type of tourist tat. We come out and Lasalle not there. "He has gone to pray" says the shopkeeper. "Just been go the toilet" Lasalle says as he reappears a couple of minutes later. He then takes us to the inevitable carpet shop. As usual we get a cup of tea and the hard sell but when they realise we are just not ...
... big pasar malam to me. What's pasar malam? It's a market in Malay. The Jamaa el Fnaa is crowded with food stalls that had flies hovering around. If not eating, there are entertainers with the usual tricks. Not something that particularly attracted my attention. The nearby minaret of Koutoubia was lovely though it is only to be admired from the outside for non Muslims. Still serenely beautifully ...
... either ignoring them or by saying nothing more then hello, in French, they would call after me some more, ask me if I’m racist, or just start cussing at me, saying **** you man, you ******* *****.
It wasn’t the best feeling in the world, waking up and exploring a beautiful place, trying to savor each moment and enjoy it, but instead encountering merchants who want my attention almost as much as they want my money. While walking the narrow streets, it was also a chore ...
... even Tangier, the glare would be almost blinding. I would imagine that would be true.
Today’s excursion was to the Ourika Valley, which is close to Marrakech, but a very poor area. The people’s main income is from pottery. However, we visited a home of a family. The lady of the house was called Lala Fatima. She was 76 years of age and her husband was 78. ...
... and I don't understand a word but that's okay. A lot of the songs become interactive, pick the next person for the middle type games and I watch as the dullness of the walls and the dirt on the floor and the concerning splats on the ceiling are replaced with great, bouncing energy and the room lights up in a horrible cliché which I feel compelled to use because it's actually quite accurate.
I'm very responsive to music. A lot of people are but I ...