Riad El Aissi
Travel Blogs from Taroudant
... the restaurant and a, bigger than Olympic size, swimming pool was behind the restaurant. What more could we want? Actually, just a top sheet and extra pillows. Pronto, a brand new set was brought up. I don't know why sometimes even mid range hotels don't have a top sheet
Our room looked out over an orange orchard. We had nice tomato salad and soup for ...
... much more than that. I think people from places like Assaka are very aware of history and the hundreds of years of wars, oppression, and intertribal and interracial strife. They know that, in the big cities and foreign lands, things may go OK for years and decades. As long as there is economic prosperity, people from different races and tribes will live together in peace. But a day will come when the money well will dry up, and those old ...
... I head out to explore Taroudant—and don’t find it a whole lot more inspiring in the daylight. It is nice to see a lot of folks using bicycles as the main form of transportation and there is at least interesting old palace like building—but the old medina of Taroudant doesn’t really have a whole lot to offer. Outside the walls there are a couple of new, spacious plazas—one with a couple odd little sculptures.
From Essaouira we hitch-hiked along the coast, much to the incredulity of the hotel staff and the anger of the taxi drivers who told us it was impossible to hitch in Morocco. Actually, our hitch was extremely easy, as Jim and Sara had said, and we got down to Agadir very quickly in three lifts. Others stopped for us but either weren't going our way or had a little trouble with my GCSE B-grade(!) french. Our first two lifts were Moroccans, one a director of a construction project and ...
... or world even - though not saying a lot more really!) and am amazed that so few tourists come here as it's pretty near to Agadir as well as beaustiful and pretty hassle free (though suppose that's maybe cos few touristd mean people have to make money through means other than tourism). Am feeling very tired at moment because it's been really hot (don't mean to rub it in, but is so much warmer here than ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service