Riad Al Assala Medina
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- Airport Transportation
- Shuttle bus service
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Continental Breakfast
- Adult pool
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We woke surprisingly chipper after a sleep in (it wouldn't last) and headed off for a breakfast as meager as the previous day, following it up with a trip to a restaurant get an actual meal to start us off. Back at the hotel we checked in on the others from the night before and found them in a bit of a state. With our bus leaving at 2pm, there wasn't much to do except pack bags and have a last look around the city. The evils of the previous night eventually caught me up and we had ...
... from the seeds of the argan tree that only grows in Morocco, while a couple of girls got some henna tattoos (that they would come to regret as the things smeared into a stained mess over the course of the next few hours). We went back to the Jemaa el-Fnaa square for a ridiculous cheap lunch before splitting up to wander the souks for some shopping. Though not really in need of anything myself, I accompanied Jayne and another of the girls and, after some ...
... of doors from our hotel at the end of the day. It was run by an English lady & was a nicely refurbished ...
... from USA). Tariq our guide was really excellent & we went initially to the Tombs Saadi which is where the royal family & their servants were buried during the 16th century. When the next dynasty took over they destroyed everything else of the Saadi dynasty & buried the tombs until they were found by the French & revealed again. To get there we had to walk past stalls & down narrow passage ways - ...
... avoiding the cars on the streets inside the medina was! We had to be very aware of traffic while walking from place to place. Also motor bikes are allowed inside the souks and they make no allowances for ambling tourists so it seemed as though we were jumping out of the way of them for a lot of the day. Our guide also didn't make allowances for tourists who wanted to take photos so I spent a lot of our tour time watching ...