Trip Start May 14, 2007
Trip End May 30, 2007

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Friday, May 25, 2007

Greetings from Morocco.  Oh my gosh.  No; let me rephrase that .......OH MY GOSH!!!!!

This will be short as the keyboards here are a bit different and it is difficult to type.  We arrived in Tangiers by ferry and everything was quite easy.  It was drizzling when we arrived but it cleared up later:  Our hotel is in the medina which is the old part of town.  Every city has a medina.  The hotel was built in 1930 and all the spys gathered here during WW II.  We were met by our guide and a private driver:  Morocco is all hustle and bustle.  Cars share the streets with motorcycles, bikes; pedestrians, and donkeys pulling carts.  We  were taken to a very exclusive hotel to have lunch:  It overlooks the ocean and  is very swanky:  They told us to order the fish since we are by the sea.  We each ordered a different kind and each was delicious:  Even Randy said so and you know Randy does not like fish unless there is tartar sauce:  After that they took us to ride camels on the beach.  I have a few pictures but it is difficult to get them to you.  I finally found a USB cable but the computer I am currently using is archaic.

I must say I am glad we have a guide.  This country is overwhelming.  We met a young couple on the ferry that were going to be here for ten days with no guide.  Now that I am here I am realizing how gutsy they are.

We will eat dinner at the hotel tonight:  Just think .... we had breakfast in Europe and dinner in Africa.

I am getting frustrated with this sticky keyboard so I will say Bon Jour for now.

Did I mention French is Morocco's second language?

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mikeandcandice on

Glad to hear from you again!
We're glad you both went with a guide too! We're kinda hoping you guys come back in one piece!

So, a camel ride on the beach huh? How romantic... we think! ;) It sounds like you two are having fun in the busy atmosphere over there! We're looking forward to pictures! Be safe and we'll see you soon!

beckyg25 on

Lucky you!
Hi Stevie!
Just had a chance to sit and read all of your travelogue and view the pics. Sounds like a great time! I really need to start taking advantage of being able to fly for free and have some of this fun you are having!
Thanks for sharing your fun with me. :)
Hugs, Becky

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