Hotel Orson Welles
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... got stuck in with our hands. It was good apart from a couple of the prawns that tasted a bit dodgy. I quietly spat one out as I've no intention of getting a stomach bug right at the end. So far eight of thirteen have gone down on his trip!The afternoon was free to wander about in the medina and finished up with dinner in a rooftop restaurant over the main square with another good view of the ...
... them over.
What followed was an exceedingly polite conversation that went on for about 15 minutes where he explained in perfect english the road rules of morocco and particularly those concerning roundabouts which are likely, he said, to be completely different to our home country. "Here in Morocco, you need to give priority to vehicles on the roundabout". We complimented him on his english, said we clearly understood what he was ...
... was a lot rougher. Fortunately after passing through a village we regained the Tarmac once more and the ended up at a small fishing village here we took a short break. The American people, the notice said, had provided the finance for the construction of a fish market/ store with refrigeration. After leaving there and rejoining the main road it was but a 48km run to Essaouria. Essaouria is a ...
... taxi to a luxury apartment in one of the town suburbs.
Ismail had a house seven miles further out but it was already full with guests. So this plush apartment was his gift to us, for one night. He insisted on sorting out the price, no problem, and anyway he would stay over too as he had college nearby the following morning. It was so late we all soon went to bed and all was so quiet and dark, not any noise at all. Jeremy got his peaceful nights sleep at last.
... all for about $45 including tip. That is expensive by Moroccan standards, but it is fine by us considering the great savings on campsites in Morocco.
February 10: Essauoira
We had a wonderfully day just chilling out here today, with at least 3 sojourns into the medina and wandering along the docks and ramparts.taking endless photos of this picturesque town. At about 9am we were the only ones strolling into the dock area and taking some ...