Riad de l'Orientale

8 Derb Ahmar, Marrakech, 40000, Morocco | Hotel
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Marrakech: Last Night in Morocco

A travel blog entry by kitkatgo on Aug 09, 2014

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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.

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Marrakech: Day 4

A travel blog entry by kitkatgo on Jul 30, 2014

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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 ...

Marrakech: Day 2

A travel blog entry by kitkatgo on Jul 28, 2014

We had breakfast at the Riad at around 9 am. It was quite good with different breads/pastries, fresh orange juice, grapes, figs, a plum, English breakfast tea, fig and apricot jams, butter, and pancakes. There was also yogurt and cheese, but we didn't eat that--no more dairy for us.

Our host asked if I wanted him to get our train tickets for the 31st. He said because of Ramadan, the tickets might go quickly. So, of course, I said yes. I found out that only ...

Our Moroccan Adventure

A travel blog entry by twopeasinparis on Mar 01, 2014

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... people are originally from Ghana and have darker skin to people from Merzouga. Here, we were treated to a traditional music and dance performance, with drums, gnaoua guitar with three strings and castanets.

- Our afternoon stop was to visit a Nomad family. We went off-road in the desert with the 4-wheel drive and came to a very flat, dry area where we saw a carpet tent and a little clay hut. It was only the ...

Day 4 - The Sahara

A travel blog entry by aliceshaw on May 15, 2013

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... eaten outside, but a sand storm was just starting... I got a henna tattoo done by the teenage girl of the family for 20 MAD on my foot, not the colour I expected but it's beautiful! After lunch was when the fun began... the sandstorm really picked up and we had to use our 'turbans' to completely cover our faces. The wind was so strong in places it felt like the sand was taking skin off! But the group was still in good spirit, laughing every time a camel peed as ...

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This hotel, located on 8 Derb Ahmar, Marrakech, is near Majorelle Garden (Jardin Majorelle), Jemaa el Fna, Marrakech Souk, and Saadian Tombs.
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