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... was the great Trip Not Taken in our lives. We were all planned to go there years ago, but that year Bush Sr. launched a bombing of Iraq, and Ruth felt this was not the time for a couple of North American Jews to be wandering in an Arab country. Instead we drove around rural Portugal and had a wonderful time - but Morocco was not forgotten. I recall one day in 2011 when Ruth came home, tossed a newly purchased copy of Lonely Planet to Morocco at me, and said, ...
... booked. We have to do it all.
Our couscous cooking demonstration and lunch was at Al Baraka, a nice, large restaurant just off the square. The Berber “chef” made making homemade couscous look simple and easy. Of course it was for her; she’s been doing this all her life! Couscous is just corn meal, flour and a few drops of water. Toss, toss, toss and toss some moora -- it is ready to go! I’m afraid ...
... you have to look sharp to dodge bicycles and scooters, horse drawn carriages and random cars that cut through the square. If walking through the crowds gets to you after a while, cafeterias and restaurants that occupy prime real estate on the perimeter of the square offer a popular escape. For the price of a (very expensive) mint tea or beverage of your choice, you have a perch on the terrace or balcony with a fantastic view ...
... just to add further injustice, my (brand new) camera started playing up and refused to perform!
We moved on to the Saadian Tombs where the rich playboy el-Mansour el Dahbi indulged in his own tomb, intending to be remembered forever. He ordered in Italiqn Carrara marble, arranged for honeycombed and gilded plasterwork (muqarnas) to be carried out with pure gold and tiled walls & floor to style the Chamber of the 12 Pillars burial room. Princes ...
... and I don't understand a word but that's okay. A lot of the songs become interactive, pick the next person for the middle type games and I watch as the dullness of the walls and the dirt on the floor and the concerning splats on the ceiling are replaced with great, bouncing energy and the room lights up in a horrible cliché which I feel compelled to use because it's actually quite accurate.
I'm very responsive to music. A lot of people are but I ...