Riad Al Assala Medina
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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.
We walked. It was hot.
Lunch at (name coming) on way to Jardin Majorelle. I was dying for some iced tea. Of course, there was nothing like that on the menu. I saw someone at a table with a glass of ice, and it occurred to me that I could make my own.
We ordered Salade Variee and The Noir with glasses of ice. The server looked at us with confusion, "Verres? Avec glacons?" Oui. He went over to make the tea, which was right in front of where ...
We had breakfast at the Riad at around 9 am. It was quite good with different breads/pastries, fresh orange juice, grapes, figs, a plum, English breakfast tea, fig and apricot jams, butter, and pancakes. There was also yogurt and cheese, but we didn't eat that--no more dairy for us.
Our host asked if I wanted him to get our train tickets for the 31st. He said because of Ramadan, the tickets might go quickly. So, of course, I said yes. I found out that only ...
... Koranic school. This is one of the few Islamic religious sites that is open to non Muslims. This building is from the 14th century and was rebuilt in 1570, it was one of the largest centres of religious education in North Africa but hasn't been used as a school since 1960. It was beautiful inside with a large courtyard with a pool in the middle. Upstairs were dozens of small rooms which were once used as student rooms. From the student rooms you could look ...
... t really bother me, I tend to find some humor in it, but Sam with her uneasy stomach doesn’t necessarily enjoy these rides.We hopped aboard the train to enjoy our first class seating. Unfortunately, this isn’t like riding first class on the Acela train or ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services