Riad Gyvo

3 rue Mohamed ben Messaoud, Essaouira, 44100, Morocco | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Essaouira

Essaouira

A travel blog entry by bibi64 on Jun 01, 2014

17 photos

... everything including massive eels!! I was befriended by an old fisherman called Hamid who desperately wanted to show me the boat he worked on!! Sean of course wanders off leaving me as he does every time I engage with someone which is quite frequently!! Anyway in broken English and French he told me about his family and how poor he was. I still refused the photo suggestion but ...

Police versus Robinsons 1:1

A travel blog entry by roamingfree on Mar 10, 2014

32 photos

... MBA wanted a base in the middle of the sandy nowhere from where he could attack the people of Agadir (about 175km further south). So, in 1764, he commissioned the French architect, Cornut, to build a city - same architect who designed the port town of St Malo, in Brittany, Northern France and he named it Essaouira because he thought he had done a great job!

Along come the French in 1912 and you'd think they would be happy with this ...

Goats up a Tree

A travel blog entry by jj3101 on Sep 11, 2013

2 comments, 5 photos

It was an early morning rise for our day trip to Essaouira. We were both feeling a little half hearted about it all as it was a 2.5 hour journey each way and not knowing what our guide was going to be like was off putting. When we heard the front door bell ring we made our way downstairs and overjoyed to find Mustapha waiting for us; instantly our moods lifted.

The 2.5 hour journey went in no time with Mustapha opening up ...

Camel tongues

A travel blog entry by blythfamily on Mar 29, 2013

1 comment, 3 photos

... two dogs ran alongside. All the dogs we have seen have looked healthy and had owners looking after them. It turns out that march and April are mating time for camels so they were all busy doing very strange things with their tongues to attract female camels. It involved sticking their tongues out the side and almost blowing them up like a balloon. Accompanied by a very strange sound indeed. As we turned around to head back Danny's camel decided to wee and proceeded to flick its tail ...

Seaside retreat. and a good scrub

A travel blog entry by robthebruce on Jan 27, 2012

31 photos

... military fort, so many of the remnants of the fort still remain. The old medina is rather small and easy to navigate, and the sellers are not terribly pushy. (unlike Fes). I spent the morning wandering the town soaking in the relaxed seaside vibe. Along the seaside are numerous huts that sell fresh seafood. For lunch our group met up and tried the "melange" which is a mix of different types of seafood. This whole concept was pure hell for me. Instead ...

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This hotel, located on 3 rue Mohamed ben Messaoud, Essaouira, is near Ranch de Diabat and Zouina-cheval.
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