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... man. While there was some interesting information given, it was hard to get past the "buy, buy, buy" attitude. I sometimes felt as though they hurried through the information to then get us to buy the products we 'learned' about. Inevitably, I learned more about the processes and production then I would have had I not stopped at the shop period, but I was disappointed in how much focus was placed on transactions of money as opposed to information.
I was also able to watch the craftsman who make the large pottery and cement tables and counters. Chipped pottery is fashioned into a design upside down, a mold is place around the design and then covered in cement. Once the cement has hardened, the pottery is turned over and you have inlaid pottery be it a table, countertop or fountain.
We left the pottery workshop and it was now time to tackle the Medina. This was going to be fun!
... And sleep we did...we didnt
get up until 5pm that evening.
When we did eventually get up and
moving, we decided to try and find the CTM (coach) office to book our
ticket to Casablanca the next day. On the way into the medina, we got
talking to a guy who happily took us to the station. He said that he
was on couch surfing, so if we wanted, we could stop with him one
night and he will show us the city. So we decided ...
... time so only one bang is heard. This was very cool and well worth the side trip. Some were not so good, others were very impressive. This was the only place I felt a little uncomfortable. Chris and Ahmed went down to the judging area while Ryan, Abdul and I stayed about mid field. Ryan and I stuck together and there were a couple of punk type teenager boys that kept ...
We departed Casablanca bright and early this morning, visiting 2 main places, Meknes and Volubilis, ancient Roman ruins. Meknes is one of the 4 imperial cities, and about a 4 hour drive from Casablanca. We followed the Atlantic a bit before turning inland.
As we drove along the green countryside, the modern part of the city faded away as we slowly got into the traditional that we all thought, people with donkeys, medinas ...