Travel Blogs from Marrakech
... of us to guide us to the riad. We DEFINITELY would not have found it without his help, so we were incredibly thankful and relieved to walk into the riad. It was a beautiful house with three levels. The first level has a hot tub, kitchen and dining area, a lounge area where guests could hang out, and an open courtyard where you could see the other levels where the rooms were. The manager gave us a couple of beers and we headed up to the rooftop terrace to watch the ...
... going down than coming up. Our path was a rocky one with a mixture of large rocks and boulders as well as smaller stones and gravel which we were constantly slipping on, including myself. By the time we got to base camp, it had taken us nearly as long to walk down as it hard to walk up. Nevertheless, it was still before 13.00, leaving us with the rest of the afternoon to kill time. Killing the time has consisted of having ...
... can't quite wrap my head around that--and many Moroccans disagree with this whole idea saying that it's not part of Islam. My strong suspicion is that this this whole "courthouse of the spirits" pilgrimage site had been going on here long before Islam came to this region.
Whatever it is, or whatever you believe in, there is definitely an other-worldly feel to this place... one of the strangest places I've visited in Morocco.
The Steep Climb
... We stopped to see some camels along the way with a few people having a bit of a ride – sorry, but I’ve been there, done that and have no desire to repeat the experience! There were street vendors waiting for the bus who then proceeded to follow us on their little motorbikes so they could ‘greet’ us at every stop along the way…..
We visited a local family and got to have a look around ...
... as they move down the street, usually in pairs. We donned the djellabas and a black wool veil from our room, in order to venture out into the crisp air to enjoy our deck, which looked down on the small, leaping river below that tumbled over boulders and between yellow and amber-clad trees.
In the morning, we took off on foot out the back door of our riad and across the bridge over the stream. After a short walk we met up with several heavily-laden ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet