Travel Blogs from Marrakech
... justify;">Marrakech to fes through erg chebbi desert 3 days 2 nights tour
... mentioned previously Morocco really was the destination that just kept giving and we would highly recommend, if you have not already done so, adding Morocco to your bucket list.
Highlights of the High Atlas and Marrakech:
- The diverse array of visual splendour as we crossed the passes of the High Atlas
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 ...
... Our train to Marrakech from Casablanca was 2nd class (and second rate) - compartments were pretty full and we had to scour for our seats. Finally found 2 in a compartment which had a broken light (about a third of 2nd class) so we sat in complete darkness once the sun set (for half of the 3 1/2 hour journey). Was also advised to bargain for our taxi fare to the medina in Marrakech (our riad was located just inside) - not to go above MAD50 (A$7). ...
... as currently there are only a handful of Jews living in Marrakech. Leaving the cemetery we noticed that the man had waited for us to leave and tried to lead us somewhere else. Quickly we declined and walked away. On the streets there are a lot of young man trying to give you directions or take you to attractions, in return for money. There's so many bits and bobs to buy we ended up going on a shopping spree again, coming away with marquetry boxes ...