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Abou Rakrak

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  • Day36

    Rabat - Oudayas

    February 3, 2017 in Morocco ⋅ ⛅ 17 °C

    The city part Oudayas was built in the 12th century during the reign of the Almohad Caliphate and is standing on the hill over the river, oposite to Salé. It is probably my favourite place in Rabat and I love to return everytime.
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    Časť mesta Rabat, Oudayas, bola postavená v 12tom storočí počas vlády Almohad-a Caliphate-iho. Stojí na kopci nad riekov oproti mestu Salé. Je asi mojím najobľúbenejším miestom v Rabate a nikdy neváham sa sem vrátiť.Read more

  • Day14

    Kasbah des Oudayas

    April 21, 2014 in Morocco ⋅ ☀️ 20 °C

    Durch die blau-weiß bemalten Gassen der einstigen Piratenstadt erklimmen wir die Oudaia-Kasbah.

    Von oben genießen wir den Panoramablick auf die Stadt Sale und auf die Mündung des Bou Regreg. Die Kasbah Oudaia stammt aus der Almohadenzeit.

    Im maurischen Kaffee innerhalb der Festungsmauern genießen wir den Blick und ein letztes von vielen Gläschen Minztee bevor wir durch den andalusischen Garten zurückschlendern.Read more

  • Day5

    5. Tag Rabat

    May 31 in Morocco ⋅ ☀️ 23 °C

    Ausgeschlafen und mit Kaffee bewaffnet ging es runter zum Bahnhof Casa Port, Fußweg drei Minuten. Von hier startet ein Zug direkt nach Rabat, was für heute als kleiner Ausflug geplant war.
    Eine Stunde Fahrtzeit gingen schnell vorbei und der Zug kam pünktlich in der Hauptstadt an.
    Alles war viel aufgeräumter und ordentlicher als in Casablanca.
    Die Sonne knallte auch hier und es ging die Hauptstraße runter Richtung Medina und Meer.
    Abends ging es noch in Casablanca an der Promenade bis zur Marocco Mall. Leider war der Fußweg eine Stunde länger, weil wir die letzte Bahn vor dem Fastenbrechen verpasst haben und dann rund 1,5 Stunden keine Tram fährt. Der Spaziergang war aber sehr schön, der Strand noch voller Familien im Dunkeln beim Essen. Die Mall ist schon gigantisch mit einer kleinen Aquariumröhre in der Mitte.
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  • Day180

    Rabat

    September 30, 2017 in Morocco ⋅ ☀️ 23 °C

    Still have a cough and not hungry but I made myself eat the fruit salad and yogurt on offer for breakfast.
    Will is surprisingly chirpy considering he had 16 beers.
    Bloody camel. Didn't even get drunk - I'd be in the hospital.

    Anyway, cuddled Bruno and packed. I don't know why I cant fit stuff in my bag but I've put my sleeping bag back on the outside of my luggage because I was finding it just too difficult to stuff everything in.

    We walked to the batha fountain and got in a taxi with another guy from our hostel.
    So cheap!!! It was only 8 dirham. (80c)

    Bought tickets for the next train with no issues and away we went.
    We are in first class again because I am really hot and it has basic air conditioning 👍🏼

    It's so dirty outside. Just rubbish after rubbish pile.
    I know it's a poor country but it's still totally unacceptable.
    It's realllllly bad.

    We napped but I was so stressed we would miss our stop it was hardly a rest. I had a mini panic every 5 minutes lol.

    Made it - had lunch then walked to the hostel.

    I love Will.
    I couldn't find the passports.
    I basically said to him I felt like vomiting, I can't find them.
    He kept me calm and wasn't angry and together we searched our bags.
    I messaged the old hostel to check if they were there but we did find them. 👍🏼
    I think my panic got in the way because they were in a different compartment than usual.

    We checked in and sat upstairs and talked to some people - so many Germans in Morocco!
    These 3 people left and were replaced with others.
    Everyone is really nice.
    We went out to dinner with 3 people from the hostel. They all leave for Fes tomorrow. It was a lovely resturant - they washed out hands when we entered and when we left. They also have ridiculous tea pouring skills. They hold the tea pot like over a meter away.

    Rabat is already our favorite spot.
    "Everyone" said it was rubbish but once again our opinions don't match.
    It's cleaner, we haven't been hassled and it's not falling apart and yet has s feel of authenticity.
    There are more cats though :(

    I hate walking past the chicken shops - that have live chickens just waiting..

    We chatted to more people at the hostel.
    My cough is annoying, Will has a sad tummy, the hostel needs more toilets and power sockets.

    Read some of my book - gotta finish it quick because book 5 of 'Lusam' came out today and I'm so keen!!!!
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  • Day181

    Rabat

    October 1, 2017 in Morocco ⋅ 🌙 20 °C

    Itchy from mozzies but other than that I slept ok. The call to prayer was so damn loud this morning though.

    Cough was so bad so I took a cough tablet.
    20 mins later I felt like I needed to throw up so I did... I though I was dying lol
    My vomit was bright green -
    After having a quick panic Will reminded me that the cough pill had a green coating.

    So All g.

    Sick of being sick. Haven't pooped since I last documented it - so it's like the 4th day? 😑😑😑😑

    Walked to the beach. It was really smoggy.
    We walked past this humongous cemetery and through a mini one which was so overgrown and covered in trash.
    The waves were good on one side of the boardwalk and crap on the other. Most people were on the crap side which was probably the smarter option. I think there were hidden rocks on the other side.
    We walked to the end of the boardwalk which had a barrier for waves to crash into and create splash.

    It was nice but the smog made it hard to see.
    Then walked to the medina/souks/ what ever the crap the main busy section is called for Will to eat some street food thing he saw last night. He bought it, didn't like it, threw it out so then we walked to maccas. Lol
    Got on the internet and replied to dad about the turtle....such a stupid turtle. 🐢
    They are cleaning the tank this weekend so the best of luck to them.

    In the markets there were boxes of tortoises for sale.

    Ok new medical disaster 😂😂😂😂
    I have developed a cysts on my wrist. Google tells me its likely not cancerous 👍🏼
    Just add it to the list - FYI I also have a big blister and a bleeding mozzie bite on my foot.

    I had a 3 hour rest on a wooden bench downstairs because our bedroom is way too hot.

    Will woke me up because he was getting angsty and wanted to go for a walk.

    We headed for the Hassan tower - a mosque they started building in the 1100's but never finished.
    I was in shorts which was a dumb move so we didn't linger cause it might have upset some people but we did go have a look.
    Churches are just so much better.
    The design was ugly.
    Boriiiiing.
    We sat in the park nearby but got moved along. We aren't sure why but there were a lot of police about this evening - we think something to new with the Islamic new year still going on.

    I really enjoy the radio towers they have around disguised as palm trees 😂

    We wanted to cross the river so we caught a row boat for 25c each. Winning.
    That was fun lol.
    It took us to an obviously rich area where we had dinner.

    Important notice:
    For the first time in my life - I had a sip of coffee and liked it 😱😱😱😱😱😱😱

    Will got 2 because it was so good.

    I fed a cat all my pepperoni from my pizza. Hehehe

    The sunset was beautiful! Unfortunately my phone couldn't properly capture it.

    Everyone is blind - It's insane! Some of their eyes are seriously ducked up.

    I'm surprised that more children aren't missing Fingers... their favourite game?
    Dropping Fireworks in alleyways....
    Really hurts the ears and scares the shit out of you...
    Why you would go be a child a lighter.. ?
    Anyway..

    Have I mentioned the King reminds me of Lewis from
    Suits?

    Read a lot of my book tonight.

    Me and Will have swapped beds because he was too hot.
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Oued Bou Regreg, Abou Rakrak

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