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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... relieved that we had finally arrived after such a long journey into the desert. We sat around the table talking with one of the Berbers (who was in the typical Berber outfit - wearing a bright yellow and red headscarf with a long blue gown on). He told us how he had never had a formal education and had been taught mathematics from teachers who came out to the desert. He couldn't write or read other languages, yet he could speak 6 different languages that he had learnt from tourists. ...
... the sun was beginning to set and it was time to head back to Fes. We had been asking the driver earlier in the day what other types of things and places were worth seeing around Fes and he had mentioned that the pottery from Fes was the best quality and best price. So we had asked if we had enough time at the end of the day if he could take us to one of them. He thought we did still have time, so when we started to get into town he took us around the medina and into a ...
The old Medina of Fes is a dusty/muddy (depending on the weather), cramped maze of little streets and alleyways, sided by tall buildings that are seemingly kept from tumbling down by randomly placed wooden beams, patches of concrete and the help of Allah only. Although the main streets are only two meters wide, they are lined with rows and rows of shops and stalls, where you can buy bags and shoes (made from leather out of the local tanneries), blankets and scarfs (camel or sheep ...
... and forested areas. Moroccan drivers are pretty crazy, and it seems like many people ignore traffic rules, which made for an exciting drive. There were roundabouts at most corners (shout out to Bird Rock!) and I didn't see any traffic light on the 1.5 hour drive. I did see a lot of animals- sheep herds crossing the road; chickens, cows and donkeys in people's front yards; cats roaming the streets; dogs with or without owners; and even a little turtle that ...
We traveled to several small towns on our way to the desert, stopping at fascinating local markets along the way. I got a nice offer from a farmer near Midelt to go back home with him, but I declined. When we were near the Algerian border we got saddled up our camels and headed out into the Sahara. It was every bit as beautiful as I had imagined, red sand dunes, a few scattered palm trees and a whole lot of empty space. The camel ride through a small ...