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Sadly our time in Morocco has come to an end what a most amazing 2 weeks we have had. The time here has been full of adventure living up to everything I had hoped and dreamt about. The food, the people and natural wonders were nothing like we have seen before. All our accommodation be it the Riads or even sleeping ...
... of pin prick stars. Water gurgles and runs as the locals flood their small terraces. As you sit and watch for shooting stars you'll hear the water change direction, suddenly filling a channel below you or to your left as another sluice is plugged or unplugged with stone and plastic sheeting. Throughout day and night the water courses are filled and emptied so the trees and tall grasses can drink. You might pass a spouting water fall on your way up ...
... Abdul takes us back to our riad for a well deserved nap while Ahmed makes us dinner reservations at Dar Fez. A wonderful Lamb tagine for us and Chicken Pastisch for Ryan. Wonderful! And kinda cool, an all women wait staff. Abdul skillfully maneuvers us through the busy night streets. More on the Moroccan driving in the next installment.
... as we were told by the waiter!
Chefchaouen or just "Chaouen" for the locals was our next town. We loved it! Noted for its buildings in shades of blue because apparently it keeps mosquitos away, Chaouen is situated in the Rif Mountains, or “kief” mountains! The main business here is Hashish, everybody knows it and we couldn’t believe it! Fields of Marijuana are planted in the mountains all year around and entire villages work on the crop. From ...
... to me that apparently was used by one of the sultans for his ablutions, before going into the nearby mosque. What’s more interesting is that it’s the only 12th century Almoravid building the Amohads left standing. It’s actually a shrine (koubba) but apparently demonstrates that more recent architectural styles owes a lot to the various detail built many centuries earlier. I walked thro’ part of the medina again, seeing ...