Dar Kawa Riad
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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The sun was cracking the stucco walls as we prepared for another busy day doing not very much in Marrakech. Lucia had bought a Fez yesterday, thereby ending a lifelong search for the world's most authentic head wear; however, she has decided not to wear it in Morocco for some unknown reason ( at least to me. ) so it is back to baseball caps and the classic, floppy bush-hat.
On a different subject, it has been brought to my ...
... a country where alcohol is not easily found (no drinks on this entire trip). And I have not found a cafe with a woman sitting alone - in fact I can only remember 2-3 times I saw a woman sitting at all (always with her husband). Only the men go out. So I don't find it comfortable. Of course it probably doesn't help that it's been quite chilly every day - I packed for ...
... H&M clothing). But we headed to the famous medina and after a short tour of the palace of the last Sultan (and his 4 official wives and 28 unofficial wives) and a museum which could be thoroughly viewed in under 15 minutes, we were let loose on the souks. We saw snake charmers, monkey dancers, sellers of all kinds of Moroccan goods (some nice, some very trinkety). We are all getting better at bargaining but it's still uncomfortable. It's hard not to buy when you are ...
... there was a few times when I was turned about or limbs raised where i was convinced i would slip like an eel off the table. I was also a bit taken back as i was relaxing on the table when i thought i would be suffocated as the lady lent over me to massage my tummy all the while trying to smother me in her boobs! After that experience we were then led back into the steam room and mud was smeared all over us and then we were wrapped in glad-wrap ...
... had to pass twice! I saw a vulture in a bag, a monkey on a leash, snakes, pet pigeons, and skinny cats all over the place. I have no idea how the cats are skinny because there is no lack of discarded scraps. The handicapped people are extra sad here and it is tough. Jill said that it's like that way in India only multiplied by 1000. Not a good advertisement! There are also mopeds and bikes Going every which way and I'm glad I made it back to the ...