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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... can be used in cooking like olive oil, or various cosmetic products are made from the oil. We saw the women cracking the nuts open by hitting them with a stone on a bigger rock. I believe they do use mechanisation in the industry, but at the co-operative, everything is done manually. Some of our group had a go at cracking the nuts open & it was harder than it looked. I believe that the nuts that the goats eat pass straight through them, except for the ...
... Pretty sweet deal. We weren't sure of what to expect so we wore our bathing suits. The lady doing the Hammam laughed at us in our suits and pointed at my top so we took them off. We went into a tile room that had to large benches connected to the wall. We laid on the benches which were hot and she poured water on us. She also did the scrub and washed that off. Then rubbed some mud from the Atlas Mountains all over us and we laid on the the warm tile. The ...
... a UNESCO heritage site), which was quite a spectacle: snake charmers, water sellers in distinctive outfits, henna tattoo artists, men with monkeys on chains, etc.. I found it exotic, but actually a bit drab, and it seems to be a spectacle staged primarily for tourists, although many of them appeared to be Moroccan. In the evening the square transforms itself into a giant eatery, with legions of men dragging food and equipment into the square, where ...
Back remaining quite good today. Did early morning trip into the Ourika Valley towards the Atlas Mountains. A lively scenic trip that bought us to a local village just as the market stalls were all being set up. Another amazingly confronting experience with hundreds of locals - mostly men- putting out their wares- all manner of household goods, foodstuffs and animals for sale. ...
... the bit where Ian gets a say. What do they say about modern travel - everywhere is the same but a bit different? Possibly so, but I have noted three things that, as a Brit abroad, I am always conscious of: 1. Tea Yes, it was possible to get straight tea in Morocco and their mint tea is good, but once you leave Europe you normally cannot get a decent cup at any price. Surely it is not too difficult? 2. Brushing your teeth Once you leave ...