Riad Zahra Mogador
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... it was stuffy and warm. Pascal dug up a fan for me which helped and we did end up sleeping very well.
We went out and explored the medina a bit before turning in. We stopped by the lovely Hotel Riad Inna and were shown the spacious Marrakesh Suite and booked it for a week. It turned out less expensive and much superior (for our needs) than the highly rated (Tripadvisor) Riad Thais.
... a while, then we went to his cousins spice shop for a tea. I spent about 2 hours with him which was really fun. I then decided i would go back and have a drink at the lunch place and on my walk back there, i was followed by a guy who had been following me ever since i arrived. This was that one time where i had really inappropriate attention from a guy. But i felt bad for him so he joined me for a drink with the waiter at the restaurant. I could ...
... figs on the way which stained our lips pinky red. A local lad told us that these figs only exist locally and nowhere else, and they are popular with the Berber women who eat a couple of them in the mornings before breakfast. They are medicinal, he said, and help to resolve upset tummies. The skin you must discard, the seeds and juicy red flesh you eat.
Liz got lost in the medina, but in time we found the riad Dar Walla, where we were greeted by a warm fire. ...
... the medina, I found my way to the back streets which were teaming with people tailoring , fixing bicycles, joinery food bars, children playing football and people generally going about their business. I met a lovely couple (Paula and Lorna; fruit farmers) who invited me for tea.
We whiled away the hours in their motor home. In the evening we went for a walk in the dark along the nearby beach.
... were no lights. It was so much quicker than walking thro' the centre of the medina.
The bus was more basic than the coveted CTM service used by many travellers (that tend to be more reliable, higher standards and fares etc), but the company had better night travel times and I was happy to pay for less. Some seats didn't recline, but I simply swapped seats, got out my little prized cushion and got some sleep.