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... guide book about Morocco so knew about more of the culture and history then our driver. And all three of them were very nice people. The drive was painful as the roads were horrible, was very difficult to relax. However looking out the window at the poor communities and vast open areas was spectacular. It was a really interesting and beautiful drive with some funky Arabic music. First on the day trip to Meknes we stopped at the ancient roman Volubilis ruins. ...
... in Marrakech than that - a visit to a beautiful botanical garden, a rooftop apartment next to a colony of nesting storks, a strange night celebrating the Jewish holiday of Lag B'Omer by watching members of the local Jewish community auction off memorial candles in Arabic and then stuff their faces - but it was the shopkeepers, the unwanted street guides and the slippery dishonesty of every "helpful" act that really dominated our memories.
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... approx 3 hours so Samir had purchased bread, cheese, cucumber, tinned tuna, fruit and chips and we had a little picnic onboard for lunch. The first class carriage we were booked on was surprisingly comfortable and was air conditioned, which was just as well as we are entering a hot spell. We all checked in and agreed to meet in the foyer in 45 minutes. Given our excitement, Zalie and I used the time to checkout the hotel block and have a coffee. The cafes in the area ...
... salad: lettuce, tomato, cucumbers, vinegar & oil dressing with pepper. It was good though. The food coming out to the other tables looked good. We were don't eating and still hadn't gotten our tea. When the server came up again, I asked about it, and he said it was coming. Uh, yeah. When?
Thus far, I was not impressed. Finally, the tea came. We each got a...hmm...I guess I'd call it a mug of mint tea, full of mint leaves--not the usual pot of ...
... 2) Lalla Aisha Mubarka
3) Lalla Umm al-Iz at-Taba [Umelez Ettaba]
4) Lalla Bilqis5) Khnata bent Bakkar
6) Lalla Halima as-Sufianiya [Hazezas]
7) a lady from the al-Taligiyya clan
8) Lalla Alwa
9) Mrs. Shaw, an Irishwoman
In order to intimidate rivals, Ismail ordered that his city walls be adorned with 10,000 heads of slain enemies. He would bring in prisoners captured by Barbary Pirates ...