Giant storks and drunken bees in Marrakech, Morocco

Marrakech, Morocco 2007 Our trip began with the most amazing breakfast on the rooftop terrace of our riad. Birds and bees flying around and we were surrounded by pots of colourful bougainvillea and pink hibiscus flowers. Our breakfast consisted of brown bread and traditional rghaif – Moroccan pancakes, mint tea, fresh strong coffee in silver pots and home-made fig or orange jam which the bees went bonkers over while tiny birds bounced around the table snapping at the bread. The bees turned into clowns – they would perch on the edge of the jam pots and suck at the jam[…]