Le Mas de l'Ourika
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
- Continental Breakfast
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... and the five of us jumped in. Sure in hindsight this was probably risky but we were having heaps of fun with locals tooting and waving at us go bye. Our fun finished when the guy was pulled over by the police. We waited nervously to see what our punishment would be, and after 5 minutes our driver was let off and we walked back to our hotel with a sigh of relief. We spent most of the following day on a guided tour of Fes. For the most part this ...
... at Chez Momo, downing the coldest beer, yum. The bread was made by a lovely Berber woman and you will see the primitive way in which they make it. It was delicious. Girth increasing in Morocco we can tell!!!
So after a day out we were glad to get back to our lovely Riad and relaxing. we slept very well that night..
Of course, being French speaking Mandy demonstrated her school french which certainly came in to it's own. Bless her, we got out of a few ...
... The locals were getting their goods before the tourists and the heat! We finally made our way through the maze of the old Medina and found our Riad. Thank fully the room was ready and so were we. A much needed rest was welcomed. We headed out in search of a money exchange to convert our euros to Moroccan Dirhim. We had some lunch, Taginge and Cous cous...the first of many! After lunch we went wandering through the Souk ...
... kindly paid for a special Moroccan dinner as a wedding present for us.
La Mamounia was reportedly Winston Churchill's favourite hotel. As a special honeymoon treat we got spa day passes, i loved every second. It was ridiculously opulent, three gentlemen were on hand at the pool to adjust sun loungers and move parasols, at lunch (at one of the Michelin star restraunts) the waiter brought out a small stool so i didn't have to put my (Dunnes Stores) handbag on the ...
... and consisted of two primary mausoleums, as well as the womens' tombs and lesser known princes, which were outside and less than glamerous (although the tombstones are engraved with beautiful calligraphy).
The first mausoleum contained the tomb of Ahmed el Mansour; who was the Sultan of Morocco between 1578 and 1603 and is considered the greatest Saudi Sultan. His tomb was spectacular and featured three rooms. The center room contained Ahmed el Mansour's actual ...