Riad Dar Atta
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... or so we thought. After wandering, and unknown to us, lost, we arrived at what we thought was the museum. Well, it was a museum but not the one we wanted - but in for a penny in for a Dirham as they say here, we paid the entrance fee and went into the museum. It was small, neat, uninformative and slightly dull, but the lady at reception was charming and did direct us to the correct museum as we left !
After a spot of map ...
... weather and it's mostly been in the 50's - which means I've been wearing 4 layers of clothing to always include my one long sleeved sweater (didn't bring a jacket) Am I glad I came? YES - it's been interesting and unlike any other place I've visited. Is it my #1 destination? No. But then of course none of us could actually come up with just 1 favorite place to ...
Today we drove through the High Atlas Mountains and you can forget what I said yesterday about their height relative to the Middle Atlas - they rise to over 13,000 feet. We drove through the Tizi-N-Tichka Pass - a spectacular sight. Of course the road is narrow, for 100 km there were no straight sections, the road was washed out and somewhat patched in many areas and there were a dozen or more places where something had crashed through the guardrail (and presumably plunged to ...
... and other royal staff and family members, we reached the pavilion itself.
As we peered into the darkness, sunlight filtered in through artfully carved stonework in the ceiling, high windows letting in beams of light that illuminated the tombs below. The central section was surrounded on four sides by beautiful carved archways, supported by intricate columns. The one disappointment was that it too, was being renovated. From the description in the guidebook, it would appear ...
... serve as open air areas where the women could have washed and rested themselves. Decorations take the form of subtle stucco panels, zellij decorations, tiled floors, smooth arches, carved-cedar ceilings, shiny marble (tadlak) finishes and zouak painted ceilings. As if this wasn’t enough, the palace is surrounded by an eight-hectare garden where visitors can literally lose themselves in the beauty of the place. Though the entire palace is sometimes closed when the ...