Riad Lotus Perle
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- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Multilingual staff
- Indoor pool
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... our hotel looks good, probably not as good as the Riad in Fes but it doesn't have to be to be more than good enough for us. Proximity to the old city will be important so we will soon see. I couldn't find out how much the fare should be so I'll sort of guess because taxi meters here haven't been invented yet. Taxis are called petite taxis here, room for one suitcase in the boot and one sits in a sort of roof rack. It's always a tough question as to which case could we ...
... 3 main languages spoken. It is the perfect tranquil location for us to wind down from our whirlwind NG expedition. Today we toured the City of Marrakech (the "red city") by foot. The entire city has been designated a Unesco Heritage Site. We began our walk in the older section of the Medina, the walls of which were built in 1126. We strolled through the labyrinth narrow streets through all the maze-like passageways. The labyrinthine souks of Marrakech are a bit like ...
... we weaved around unlit and dirty alleys, and warned us of the sketchy factor. We knew we were in the right place when we saw a few other white backpackers handing off some change to a few Moroccan kids who had them them this far. Inside the hostel the main ...
... there was some guy at the entrance claiming he looked after the place and said that we had to pay 75-100 dirham (10-14NZD) to walk around when all of the other official places we had been to were 10-20 dirham. When we asked for his tourist card and that we wanted the official ticket that is issued for museums and historical sites he began speaking in French. It was obviously a rip off and we didn't want to get ourselves into a dodgy situation (the cemetary is surrounded by ...
We knew at time of booking that today we were being moved to another Riad, owned by the same British woman. Another morning of sleeping in, we packed our bags and left the Riad for the day. Until today, the weather had been tolerable, mostly a light drizzle and shaded. Today, however, the sun was beating down on us as we trudged through all of Marrakech. First stop were the Marjorelle Gardens, a small tropical garden laid out in the inter-war period by a French ...