Travel Blogs from Marrakech
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... large door fronting the street gave no indication of the grandeur which lay beyond. A long hallway led into a gorgeous courtyard into which our lovely room opened. Like the riad itself our room had a touch of understated luxury. Up on the roof top terrace there was a lovely pool and a scattering of red sun lounges and chairs along with a little dining area, including a small honesty bar. It was a lovely space.
We headed out on our orientation tour ...
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 ...
... the end because we were way off course! Through vegetable markets where you are given a plastic bowl and you put in what you want, 6 carrots, 2 onions, a handful of runner beans, a turnip and 2 beetroot and the guy weighs your plastic bowl and you pay by the kg, regardless of what you have bought....novel, eh....one price suits all.
Day 228 Day totals: 10 hrs, 12.9 kms At the last minute I manage to squeeze in another stop on Marrakech on my way from Agadir to Casablanca in order to finish that last 13 km stretch from Asni to Tahanaout. Not quite as enjoyable as my group hike, as my backpack rips open and I have to sort of carry it under my arm the who way (I manage to find a tailor in Marrakech to fix in--in time for my Big Trip ...