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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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... the road they have the whole animal carcass hanging out the front. This would never happen in the western world. I eat meat, but after seeing so much of this and the way some countries treat animals I was turned off meat in certain countries. Morocco was a nice break from the repetitiveness of Europe. I was getting to a point where I was sick of seeing the same things in European cities over and over again (a church, a museum, heaps of old ****), so getting lost in a medina and riding a camel was actually ...
... had stayed in the medina that day had some colleagues in Morocco on a work assignment, so they came to dinner as well. One was from London and the other was French-born but lived in the Bay Area in the US for several years and now lives in Senegal. So we had a very international group, with people born on almost every continent represented.
The restaurant we went to was called Dar Tajine and was a private home that was converted into a restaurant on the middle floor of ...
... My lasting impression of Fes will be of the children: those in our 'hood and the others who joined Caleb at Bab R'Cif for the daily game of soccer. These children spend most of their day in the darkness of the narrow alleys. They appeared to have no games and I saw no indication of imaginary play. One day, I heard giggling only to find that the youth were amusing themselves by tossing around one of the many stray cats. I was ...
... can only 'get by' in Arabic after being in Fes since 2007. They donate actively to a local orphanage and have adopted 4 children.They're all under 5. Fred also cycles each morning for about 90 minutes and I have accepted an invite to go with him tomorrow morning.
There are 3 main areas in Fes. Our Hotel is in the Medina Fes el-Bali which is the oldest part founded in the 9th century. Another medina was built in the 13th ...
... tourists with tajines too big to finish, yumm!).
We saw dirty cats, clean cats, healthy cats, sick cats, limping cats, pregnant cats and kittens. Cats lurking around your dinner table, hoping for scraps (as vegetarians, we usually had to disappoint them). Curious cats being stroked and petted by locals. And scared, flighty cats being shooed by the sales men.
Nona threatened to adopt about half of them.