Riad El Filali

50, Tath Sour el Kebir, Marrakech, Morocco | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Marrakech

Out of Africa ( south)

A travel blog entry by jkjohnson

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... large brown eyes. As kids, some of us were embarrassed for her when we stumbled across bare breasted tribal women hidden deep inside the glossy pages of National Geographic. Others slightly resented her with millions of starving children. We sat alone at the dinner table, chastised, long after the plates had cleared, chewing on fatty chunks of meat floating in cold irish stew. We have been in Africa for two ...

Cape Town: Feel the rhythm

A travel blog entry by jkjohnson

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... Under the expansive food tent, the Saturday crowd devours everything from barbecued springbok paninis to kingclip sushi rolls. Craft brewers pull pints of cold lager and local vintners pour glasses Sauvignon blanc. The solo musician loops djembe beats below the primal drone of the dijereedoo. The crowd bounces to the rhythm. We venture south to the Cape of Good Hope located at the most south westerly point of Africa. Here the basal shale mountains ...

Marrakech

A travel blog entry by alison_cupples

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... the men making the leather bags. Also on offer were exotic lizards and birds. After finding our way out of the maze of Souks we went back through the square where the snake charmers were in full force. There were also men with monkeys. We headed towards the Koutoubia Mosque which dates from about 1147. It is not open to non-Muslims so we just looked around the outside and also at the ruins next door of the original mosque which ...

Venture in the Atlas Mountains

A travel blog entry by jenny.fisher

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... explains in French and Arabic and Ahmed translates. It is his daughter's wedding today. There will be 250 guests from near and far. The women are preparing 170 chickens and a whole cow. The feasting will go on for days. Many guests have travelled a long distance. All the village will help house them and cook the food. Bread and dipping olive oil are served as are tiny olive oil biscuits. We sip tea, listen as the driver and Ahmed chat to the family. Later I ask how people travel ...

On the Road In Morocco

A travel blog entry by bdsaly

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Other than our first night in Casablanca, rather than staying in regular hotels we chose to use “riads”, inns or guesthouses mostly created from former merchants’ villas or small palaces within the medina (the old city of narrow streets and alleyways). Riads catering to overseas tourists took off as an idea in the late 90’s, the intention being to provide foreign visitors with a taste of what living in the medina is all about. Like all ...

Location

This hotel, located on 50, Tath Sour el Kebir, Marrakech, is near Ali Ben Youssef Medersa (Madrasa), Bahia Palace, El Badi Palace, and Museum of Marrakesh.
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