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Got 1st class tix. had compartment to ourselves for awhile--laid down & slept. In Meknes 2 others came in.
Nice driver took us to the Cottages. Difficult to find, but he was very nice.
Got in our cottage, Sylvain showed us around. Went to the pool.
Laid down, not feeling well. A/C not working. Sylvain couldn't get it to work, so we moved to another cottage.
Dinner: chicken & couscous--delish.
... sitting. He double checked again, making sure he understood what I wanted: tea in the teapot, ice in the glasses. Oui. I really think he had no idea what we were doing.
Once the black tea had steeped, I slowly poured it over the ice. Voila! Iced tea. So happy. Of course, we only had enough ice for one glass, but by the time we drank that, the rest of the tea in the pot had cooled down considerably (and so had we), so it all worked out very well. The salads were amazing too.
... much at times, especially when the motorbikes spewed clouds of exhaust all over us and everything else, but mostly it was just fascinating. Many of the smaller streets are covered, so they stay a little cooler, but the smells and the exhaust are more intense there also.
We got to our appointment a little early, but that was when I thought our appointment was at 12. Ooops. So we left and walked around some more until our actual appointment at 1:00. We found ...
... tip to anyone traveling here-- wear closed toe shoes. The streets are filthy with you can only imagine, and it's better to have covered feet. We're also pretty sure that Adam Sandler is really Moroccan and selling spices here in the souk. Yesterday, we saw a man shoot by on a motorbike and Jill and I both turned to each other and remarked how he looked like Adam Sandler. Today, we walked by a ...
... about 9 years old.
The next day we were shown around the Bahia Palace and parts of the Kasbah Markets and mosque. After a morning of exploring, our final visit was back to the Djemaa el Fna Square. This time it was daylight and the snake charmers were out. We are quickly told that if we want to take pictures of anyone in the square we must pay them for it (about 4 or 5 dirhams). As soon as we stepped foot in the square we ...