Angsana Riads Collection Morocco - Riad Blanc
No availability found through our partners. Please contact the business directly or check some of our recommended alternatives.
Travel Blogs from Marrakech
Got 1st class tix. had compartment to ourselves for awhile--laid down & slept. In Meknes 2 others came in.
Nice driver took us to the Cottages. Difficult to find, but he was very nice.
Got in our cottage, Sylvain showed us around. Went to the pool.
Laid down, not feeling well. A/C not working. Sylvain couldn't get it to work, so we moved to another cottage.
Dinner: chicken & couscous--delish.
We walked. It was hot.
Lunch at (name coming) on way to Jardin Majorelle. I was dying for some iced tea. Of course, there was nothing like that on the menu. I saw someone at a table with a glass of ice, and it occurred to me that I could make my own.
We ordered Salade Variee and The Noir with glasses of ice. The server looked at us with confusion, "Verres? Avec glacons?" Oui. He went over to make the tea, which was right in front of where ...
... which is great.
We went out and about again at around 6 pm, ready for dinner. We walked around quite a bit, looked for Jmaa El Fna, but never found it. We tried to find a cafe or something a little more "authentic," but nothing was open that we could find. We decided on this restaurant at a hotel (name coming). I was afraid it wouldn't be very good, but we walked in, and I mouthed to Hunter, "Wow." And she vigorously nodded her head.
We sat by the ...
Took a late breakfast atop the Riad. Although we got there at 0930, we were the first of the guests. Rooftop views - none worthy of mention.
Our riad was actually well located for visiting some historical sites, the first being a visit to the Saadian tombs (dating back to the 1500's - Sultan Ahmad al-Mansour). We then kept walking and eventually found Palais de Bahia (built at the end of the 19th ...
... your life, or your toes at least! I will try to post a video soon. There are donkeys, and tractors, and pedestrians, and bikes, and mopeds, and carts, and kids, and questionable smelly puddles for which you have to watch out. It's similar to crossing the street in Hanoi or ho chi Minh, except this isn't once you arrive at an intersection, it's all the time. Also, it is impossible to follow a map or ask for directions because 98% ...