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- Non-smoking hotel
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... old palace and the Jewish Quarter that ran alongside. There are no Jewish people living in the Medina now but the guide was very complimentary about their contribution to Fes culture, architecture and society in general. In Fes, but not in the Medina, there are about 50 Jewish families left, numbering about 3000 people.
We went to a high point overlooking the city which gave us great views and then it was time to enter the labyrinth of the Medina and ...
... proud of us!) and led into a room with a marble slab table and an adjoining dark room with slab tables on two side walls. On each slab was a non slip mat and we were instructed to lie down. Being on the table was like lying in the hot sand on a 45oC day. Within no time, we were perspiring like no tomorrow. Back to the main table and we were hosed down then slathered with thick brown goop and told to go back to the hot tables. After 10 minutes, we were hosed down again and then ...
... and more muted clothing. Their architectural designs are also different. Berber designs are more likely to include stripes, and geometric designs like triangles and squares. Arab designs are more likely to include circular, swirling motif’s. The Berber women will henna designs on their forehead between their eyebrows and on their chins. There are dozens of other cultural differences that one living in Morocco would no doubt be able to spout off, but our experience thus ...
... of hours to rest. Dinner tonight is at Palais La Medina, a gorgeous old Moroccan home converted into a restaurant. The meal is filling and delicious, and accompanied by typical entertainment, including musicians, drummers, magicians, and belly dancers. Of course most of us get dragged up to the stage to participate in the fun. An hysterical end to a really full ...
... berate the shop assistants into giving her a refund.
The tour ended at another set of gates. Detailed, but not very attention grabbing. We were left to wander the few stalls open around the edge of a large plaza. It was Friday, the day of prayer, and little was open. A few sweet and pastry stalls covered in bees. A meat stall or two with bunnies in cages. The rest of the group tired of it as quickly as we did and Aziz led us into the maze to find a couple ...