Back to working full time now! I’ll be travelling from place to place… 🤣
Tuesday 30th July
Another super hot day in Morocco. The people there just seem to be used it, but not me. I dislike hot weather, but I like getting tanned. LOL.
We ended up in a taxi which could fit us all in, and went to a far-away beach somewhere near Kenitra. I have no idea where we were. The Travels family played in the sea whilst I sat around and had a catch up with Mrs Travels.
When it was time to go, we had a bit of food before leaving. I believe we were on a budget, so we had a plate to share of this fried fishy stuff, panini and some chips…
It was a bit of a short day as Mr Travels parents and elder cousin came and were staying with us during the trip.
The henna party for the wedding couple was on this same day in the evening. I don’t know if Moroccans have hen nights, but this seemed like one. Moroccan women seemed to be relaxed when there’s no men around. They take off their head scarves, and it feels like those African night parties. When the groom came to take pictures, I was so surprised to see the women put on their head scarves quite quickly. Wow. Super maneuver!
Missy S had a similar pattern to what I had… I think the lady was too busy and had to quickly clear up to get ready for the bride’s henna to be painted on her hands and feet.
Henna has a long drying process. It takes around 2 hours to dry… After waiting a fairly long time, with some dancing in between… it was time for the very late meal. I think I would never be able to slim down if I were a Moroccan. LOL! First up was some sweetened vermicelli/rice noodles. The second dish was some stewed lamb. I really loved it… Oooh. I was craving for meat (but not anymore). And then there was watermelon…
It was a long night, and we ended getting a cab back to the apartment… Had some mint tea, and then back to sleep again. Missy A got upset with during the day, as I was going to sleep in the room she had the night before… My bags got dragged around a bit. Hahahahah. One day, she’ll get her own room…
End of Day 4.
Wednesday 31st July
It was going to be a long day, and I got up late compared to the others. I like my sleep. 10 hours if I’m allowed, and 6-7 hours at the least. I must have sleep!
The girls showed me a stork’s nest, and wow I saw a stork standing on its nest. We went to the family who was getting married, and had lunch there.
We even went to a local market to try and find some dresses for the girls to wear at the wedding… Mr Travels said I should be taking pictures of the food. 🤣
As soon as we finished with the late, late shopping, we all went back to our place of stay, had a quick change and shower… then out to the wedding ceremony!!
It was a very, very long night… several dress changes, lots of dancing, and lots of music.
I really loved the food, but it all started coming out from 3am in the morning!!!! Wow!! Late night dinners are not for me, but the food was great.
The Travels family and I were all tired, and we ended up going back around 5.30am… Sleeeeeeeep neeeeeded!!!
End of Day 5.