Travel Blogs from Essaouira
... everything including massive eels!! I was befriended by an old fisherman called Hamid who desperately wanted to show me the boat he worked on!! Sean of course wanders off leaving me as he does every time I engage with someone which is quite frequently!! Anyway in broken English and French he told me about his family and how poor he was. I still refused the photo suggestion but ...
... they were still big enough to make us glad there was a large stone wall in the way.
For the most part we did our own cooking in Essaouira. There was a bakery a few twists and turns away from the house, and Elias would go out in the morning with a few dirhams and come back with fresh loaves of hot bread, which we would eat with eggs, butter, and tea for breakfast. There is a main street in the medina, which has vegetables, fruit, meat, ...
... nice to hear, but when men are always making
comments, even though they have seen us many times or 'mmmmm' noises
when they pass, it really started to grate. Many times we have been
asked out to dinner, many times we have been asked if we want sex,
and many times have old men kissed our faces and not let us go until
we are literally peeling them off. There is not one hour (and I am
deadly serious) that has passed without either of this type of
... would believe he's the Messiah. But, Jesus - or a Muslim - would triumphantly kill the anti-Christ.
-- I asked Moncef, who appreciated my questions: But, if Islam was a religion of peace, why did anyone have to kill anyone? --
I wanted to ask Abuhafs Libdy what he thought the Jews stood to gain by programming Al-Qaeda. I said:
"Pourquoi les juifs sont si mechants?" (Why are the Jews so mean?) We ...
... all of my fingers and toes. Finally getting the wetsuit off, and putting on my dry clothes, I instantly felt better. As we left the surf shop, I made my way back to the restaurant that we had lunch at the day before. My body had burned alot of energy attempting to ward off the freezing waters and maintain my body temperature and quite an appetite to fill. I ordered a heaping pile of fried fish, two loaves of bread, and thoroughly enjoyed my new found warmth.