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Jemaa El Fna, Morocco
November 30, 2007, 12:18 pm
Filed under: Great Stuff

Marrakesh is one of the darkest cities that I’ve ever flown into- 10 o’clock and almost nothing to see. Once you get out of the airport it’s an entirely different story, a hive of activity that you can spend hours trying to decipher.

I’m staying in a riad right in the medina, deep in the Souks about a 15 minute walk away from the main square- the Jemaa El Fna. And right now I’m tapping away on a non qwerty keyboard and across the little alley way from the internet cafe is a chicken butcher with live chickens, a beef butcher with body parts hanging from hooks. Morocco is no place for vegetarians. The alleyway itself is filled with crazy two stroke motor cycles, donkey carts, veiled women, a million cats and the call to prayer.

Must dash- more soon.


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Kat-ee and I have consumed crazy amounts of “craphammer” – which is 2 parts single malt good scotch (hammer) and 4 parts coke (crap) and become quite proficient at dodging insane motorbikes at high speed in tiny alleys.

Comment by sean

No vegetarians? What has Sean been eating? Oh wait, that would be craphammer.

Comment by Gavin Heaton

Ah, the Square of Many Hands.😉

Hey Katie! Absolutely wonderful to meet you – very much hoping to again soon. What an incredible, bizarre week.

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