Monthly Archives: October 2014

Friday 31st October – Nothing to declare

Jeepers some of these airports screen EVERYONE going in. Just like in turkey every bag and handbag through x-ray at Casablanca, even if you’re just saying goodbye to someone or helping them carry their bags. I should be grateful I … Continue reading

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Thursday 30th October – Our faith is restored. Morocco we love you!

Well some of you anyway… We repacked all our treasures to make managing our luggage as easy as possible, said goodbye to Katy at about 11am taking a taxi to the train station. We are going to Casablanca to fly … Continue reading

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Wednesday 29th October – I miss my belly dancing again

Meet Andrea and Jacob. A bubbly couple staying at the same Riad with us in Marrakech. Teachers in London this is their school break and they’re exploring to the max. They report back giving us tips on places to eat … Continue reading

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Tuesday 28th October – I see McArabia on the menu and I’m licking my lips.

Dinner last night was delicious. Kebabs and breads and cous cous and different salsas. I can’t wait to be cooking these things at home…I hope mine taste this good! We came here because it’s happy hour and Gilbert’s desperate for … Continue reading

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Still Monday – Mustafa asks me for drugs.

Breakfast is waiting for us as we return from the Sahara trip and we are surprisingly hungry. They have crepes and a dairy food yoghurt stuff and fresh bread. Fig jam, honey and coffee. The room we have been given … Continue reading

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Monday 27th October – dromedary just doesn’t have the same ring

We wait, enjoying the crisper morning air, for the sun to lift what seems it’s leaden weight from behind the dunes. As it hangs there and shimmers, I am struck at its size and beauty with no distractions to spoil … Continue reading

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Sunday 26th October

The camel ride was something else. I knew this might be a challenge for us and as we met and mounted our camel for the trip, I hoped Gilbert’s back wouldn’t throw out. “You okay?”I called back unable to turn … Continue reading

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