Travel Blogs from Meknes
Saturday we slept in and leisurely packed our things for our train ride to Meknes. After checking out of our room we stopped by a little pastry shop we had eaten at the day before and had some right out of the oven goodies. After that we walked to the train station and caught our train (which was again at a different track than listed on the …
Arrived in Meknes at 12:30am.Not good given I had to find somewhere to sleep.Had hoped to arrive before 12am and was pretty sure I would find the place open. Luckily it was still open when I arrived. Found it didnt closed its doors til 1am (which was close) so definately dont want to rockup this late somewhere without a reservation again.
... so long.
The Sultan was a Cruel Dude
The guide laughingly explained that the Sultan had many many wives (a haram) and many many children. Afterward, we looked Mulay Ismail up and 'yes' he was prolific. Moulay Ismaïl is alleged to have fathered a total of 867 children. He offered marriage to Louis XIV's beautiful daughter Marie Anne de Bourbon but she declined. Wiki lists 9 spouses:
1) Lalla ...
... the Engine Warning Light!! It is not the first time it has come on, in fact, the first one was in Split in Croatia back in October. We had pulled out of the campsite, gone 100m down the road and then, as if by magic, the engine warning light had come on accompanied by a marked lack of acceleration. If it had been a KTM motocross bike, I would have checked the jets in the carburettor first, so thinking in parallel fashion, I thought ...
Departing Rabat after our morning city tour, our next stop was Meknes and is known locally as the Versailles of Morocco. On arrival in Meknes, we indulged in some fantastic Moroccan soup for lunch on a roof terrace overlooking the bustling medina. With full stomachs we set off on a walking tour of Meknes which was quite similar to Rabat, just on a slightly smaller scale ...
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Other places to stay in Meknes
Tiberbarine, Ancienne Medina Meknes, Meknes | Hotelfrom $57
79, Ksar Chaacha-Dar Lakbira, Meknes | Hotelfrom $70
20 db Lalla Sti Hennou, Meknes | 2 star hotelfrom $45
32 Derb Moulay Ahmed Chebli, Meknes | Hotelfrom $56
20 Rue Lalla Aicha Adouya, Meknes | Hotelfrom $39
25 derb Lakhouaja, Meknes | Hotelfrom $53
15 rue Arrazi, Meknes | Hotelfrom $40