La Lune d'Or
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... a bit roudy - but are harmless). We grab one last dinner at one of the pop-up restaurants in the square (which wasn't really my thing) before heading back.
The following day the tour is over and everyone goes their own ways. Kathryn and I decide to stay at the resort grabbing a facial (relaxing) and pedicure (so ticklish how do people find these things pleasant?) then relax by the pool before getting a taxi to the old town where our ...
After two nights in Zagora, we started our way back northwest and ended up again in the seeming middle of nowhere. Our accomodations, the Kasbah Air Ben Damietta, was a wonderful place, run by a French woman; so the cuisine de haute was French - steak!
We also stopped at the Atlas Movie Studio outside of, here comes that name again, Ouarzazate. Lawrence of Arabia, Cleopatra, and Patton, among other, were filmed, at least in part, here.
Had a decent sleep, even though it felt like I was sleeping on boards. Probably good for me anyway. Breakfast was a boiled egg, bread roll and a kind of croissant with butter and jam, a freshly squeezed orange juice and a heart starter coffee. Actually that's the type of breakfast I prefer. I can't eat a cooked breakfast too early in the morning. Did all my washing. Already a weeks worth. I then headed off up to the Djemaa El ...
... what we were coming to, we were warmly greeted by Mouhsine and led into the most beautiful courtyard where we were given mint tea and then taken to our lovely suite. After dumping our bags we went back downstairs to the courtyard where we had our dinner of beef and prune tagine cooked by the lovely Saida. After enjoying a couple of beers we retired to our sunken bed in the Bahia ...
... stopped for a non moroccan lunch of pizza at a small cafe just five minutes from the palace. El Bahia means "The Beautiful" in Arabic and it is, but it is the painted, carved wooden ceilings that are unusual and most striking when you walk through each of the rooms, slightly reminiscent of a Tibetan monastery. Despite being a palace and having a lot of rooms, every single ceiling is different; no two rooms the same.
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