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Got 1st class tix. had compartment to ourselves for awhile--laid down & slept. In Meknes 2 others came in.
Nice driver took us to the Cottages. Difficult to find, but he was very nice.
Got in our cottage, Sylvain showed us around. Went to the pool.
Laid down, not feeling well. A/C not working. Sylvain couldn't get it to work, so we moved to another cottage.
Dinner: chicken & couscous--delish.
... sitting. He double checked again, making sure he understood what I wanted: tea in the teapot, ice in the glasses. Oui. I really think he had no idea what we were doing.
Once the black tea had steeped, I slowly poured it over the ice. Voila! Iced tea. So happy. Of course, we only had enough ice for one glass, but by the time we drank that, the rest of the tea in the pot had cooled down considerably (and so had we), so it all worked out very well. The salads were amazing too.
... was beautiful, but even better was the amazing floral scent coming from the flowering trees. Hunter had a Berber tagine, and I had a chicken tangia. We also had Moroccan pastries and mint tea for dessert. It was all quite delicious with beautiful surroundings.
Tonight is the last night of Ramadan here in Morocco. It is one reason why we are going on our day trip tomorrow (everything will be closed for Eid).
For all my Muslim friends: Eid Mubarak!
... pores, a scrub with black soap and a massage but I think our experience was more refined and relaxing. We leave Marrakech tomorrow for our 6 day tour through the Atlas Mountains and the desert. I take with me memories of the colourful Medina with its many forms of transport through narrow streets- pedestrian, donkey, donkey and cart, cart, bike, scooter, horse and carriage, and away from the Souks, cars. As Aziz explains, Moroccan drivers learn to avoid, not to ...
... The rich and famous live nearby in beautiful mansions, with equally beautiful gardens. Lunch is in a small restaurant with typical Moroccan decor. The streets in the older areas are clogged with traffic and rubbish is strewn everywhere. My lunch is a tagine of lamb and vegetables - delicious! We board the bus for the 111 klm journey to Marrakech. We travel on a six-lane toll road, passing a patchwork of farms, ...