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- Continental Breakfast
- Non-smoking rooms
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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... Anne: Fes (as Moroccans call it) or Fez (as we call it) Fes is a centre for leather and pottery crafts, as well as being the "intellectual and spiritual heart of Morocco". We visited the tannery in the centre of the Medina (market). The photos of the large round vats full of coloured dye are one of the iconic images of Morocco. Unfortunately we found that the world heritage listed site is being renovated so it wasn't working. It was interesting to see the construction work ...
... found wifi in our room but is faint and unreliable so I will do what I can.
Fes is wonderful. We are staying in a 5 star boutique hotel. The rooms are all named and not numbered because the place is such an esoteric design numbers would be useless. The decor is amazing, the pool terrific, the views just magnificent and the location is inside the old city medina. That means no cars, you have to walk the last 5 minutes from the gate but the location is amazing. ...
... relieved that we had finally arrived after such a long journey into the desert. We sat around the table talking with one of the Berbers (who was in the typical Berber outfit - wearing a bright yellow and red headscarf with a long blue gown on). He told us how he had never had a formal education and had been taught mathematics from teachers who came out to the desert. He couldn't write or read other languages, yet he could speak 6 different languages that he had learnt from tourists. ...
... my sister to come sit to his right on the bench. Then he asked another in our group to come sit on his left, but to sit on the bench like riding a horse, with a leg on either side. At this point I was confused as to what was going on and decided if he asked me to sit down in some weird way I was going to say no. But he didn't. Instead he stood up to reveal what it was he was sitting on: an 18 inch-long penis carved into the stone of the bench. The penis shape carved into stone ...
... us that taxis shouldn't cost any more than 50 and they will try to rip you off so be careful, we got to Marrakech late that evening around 6pm and made our way out to get a taxi where a man had the gall to ask for 140!! crazy, we ended up paying 50 and made our way into the Marrakech Madina where we were staying at another Riad down some back streets. As soon as we got out of the taxi we were mobbed with young boys offering to show us the way to the riad, we had a ...