La Lune d'Or
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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 ...
... sites are mosques that are not open to non-Muslims. In Marrakech (where I am trying to decide how to fill 2 days), over half the sites in my guidebook are either not open to the public or are not open to non-Muslims. Of the remaining, several are local parks and 1 is a former palace that was once the most beautiful in the world but has been completely stripped bare. ...
... far below) and the guardrail had not been replaced. Moroccans drive like Europeans which means they have some crazy sixth sense about passing on every curve. So all in all it was a fist clenching, catch your breath and help the driver brake drive. At dinner tonight our guide told us there was an accident on the road just yesterday killing 24 people. But having survived - it was a great experience! We then arrived in Marrakech - the most modern city we've seen (there's a ...
... though I am hardly car sick, I did feel extremely unwell at one point. Fortunately all these come to pass when we finally got to Ait Ben Haddou. It was such an awe inspiring sight. Even from so far away. It was immediately easy to see why this is the sight of so many famous movie. In fact, I am sure this must be the home of Ja Ja Bing in Star ...
... and buildings, we gave up and went for a ride in a caleche ( horse and buggy) instead. We did then see some of the newer areas beyond the medina (old city), and passed by the royal palaces and lovely gardens. Undoubtedly a highlight was our Saturday night dinner and Fantasia at Chez Ali. The owner started back in the 1960's with one tent and a camel, giving camel rides to tourists. There are now many buildings, fancy tents for dining, and ...
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