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... but the bathroom surely looked 200 years old if not more! It could do with some TLC and modernisation!
El Fna Square stalls - here today, gone today. Back tomorrow.
I had asked for a Riad close to the famous El Fna square as it is quite magical in the evenings - a whole lot of food stalls are set up from about 4 pm in the evening, do their business till late, and in the morning they are all gone. The Square is taken over by snake charmers, monkey business ...
The area we drive through today is very fertile, producing a wide variety of crops including onions, chick peas, olives, wine, corn and maize, to name a few. On arrival in Meknes, we tour the ancient battlements of the old Medina. This extensive area, including the lake outside the walls is slowly being restored with assistance from UNESCO. Tourism is evident here, as testified by several imperial horse-drawn carriages ...
Since culturally immersing myself as much as possible when traveling is something I consider to be a priority, a visit to a hammam while in Morocco was necessary. Two girls and I made our way to the traditional bathhouse after hearing reviews from two others in our group. As we approached it, the man at a desk outside took 150 dirham each for the full "spa" experience. Not entirely sure what was happening, a woman brought us in, gave us a hamper and sandals and told us to ...
... beautiful house of my Moroccan mother.
I also went for a night in a blue town called Chefchaouen, famous amongst tourists so not a place to hang out for too long. I went back to Fes for one more night at my cousin to finally go home for good after 7 enjoyable months.
So this is the end. I am home at the moment, reflecting back on my last 7 months. I learned so so much, I realize ...