Skank hole market square
Trip Start Oct 01, 2006
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so getting of the coach my first smells were spices, horse shit and mega pollution.. i also noticed our tour group had attracted a few more shady looking guides who looked like they were getting close to pickpocket the not so streetwise of our group.. i later found out they were hired to keep away any pickpockets and keep the group together.. which they done succesfully..
so marakesh became the usual tourist tacky trail for me.. some really boring kings gardens then onto a tour guides trap of a morrocan resturant which had tone deaf musicians and 3 moody belly dancers that were so fat it was lucky they covered their bellies or i wouldnīt have been able to eat the lovely lemion chicken and cous-cous that was prepared.
We had a look around the labirynth of bazaars but i really wasnīt interested as i was dyingt to go toilet.. we finally emerched on to the infamous market square where my second battery became depleted as soon as i stepped onto it, so sorry no pics, which is probably lucky as the touts try to charge money for you taking pics.. i was with my mate larry who wanted to have his picture taken with snakes around him, i done it then suddenly the guys surround us and became very intimidating telling him it was 20 euros for it.
another snake charmer guy tried to get me to take photos around my neck.. he kept on putting more snakes on whilst i was telling him i havenīt got any battery left so take them off.. he didnīt listen still pestering me so i said 'ok if you donīt want your snakes back i'll keep them', so i turned my back and walked off.. he didnīt like that so grabbed the snakes and whipped them off.. what a wanker.. i didnīt see the charm of marakesh, i'm sure it's there.. and i'll give it another chance on my own