Morocco and Me

The place I was most apprehensive about doing business was Morocco (Iran and Turkmenistan which come next should probably worry me but don’t). Having spent the last couple of weeks here, I feel like Morocco and I can be friends. I have understood and accepted their system of working, which is that everyone gets a piece of the pie – taxi drivers, hotel staff, guides, policemen … and whilst it still registers, it has stopped bothering me as it did initially. That, finding a partner who is nice, has a zillion contacts and lovely helpful staff, and of course the carpets, lamps, sabra, metalwork, silver jewellery etc. has made this trip a huge success. I leave tired and content.

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  1. Srilata Rao
    Posted 18 April 2011 at 14:16 | Permalink

    Not to forget the trains that never arrive at the platform they are supposed to resulting in a last-minute dash across the tracks with luggage in tow…

    • Posted 18 April 2011 at 21:08 | Permalink

      Luckily didn’t happen to me and some kind soul always helped get my suitcase up on to the luggage rack! Have to rethink my suitcases though – not suited to one night stops.

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