Travel Blogs from Marrakech
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... pool and deck which afforded fabulous views over the impressive Ksar Ait Benhaddou. Wrapped around the side of the hill, this Kasbah is a dramatic sight and with the lush green palms in the foreground the contrast once again had us visually delighted, only here we also had the refreshing blue of the pool adding a further dimension. Whilst the temperature of the pool was a little too invigorating for myself, Rod could not resist taking the plunge.
Today was a bit of a wash as it mainly consisted of waiting around for the overnight train to Tangier. Check out at our Riad was 11am so we hung around in the common area for a couple of hours until we got hungry and decided to leave in search of food. As the main square was practically on the way to the train station we decided to strap on our bags and stop there for lunch. It was a cheap meal of chicken shawarma and chips where despite ...
... more of the real Morocco. Although many of the workers don’t speak English or much French, we always would say hello and share a smile or try to make a joke with the little Moroccan Arabic we know.
Essaouira was a really laid-back port and beachside town, with a fortified wall surrounding the old town. We did lots of walks on the beach, wandered the streets inside the medina, ...
... the place, taking up every available space.
We walked quite a bit of the way back into town, past orange groves and an ever increasing traffic, more fumes to clog the throat, and a sighting of two boys hitching a precarious ride, clinging onto the back of a very fast moving lorry.
Spotted then by our original van driver we got a lift with him the rest of the way into town.
We had an evening of internet and feasting. Karim, who had been left in charge, took ...