Dar El Qdima

Address: 4 rue Malek Ben Rahal, Avenue de l_Istiqlal, Essaouira, Morocco | Hotel
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This hotel, located on 4 rue Malek Ben Rahal, Avenue de l_Istiqlal, Essaouira, is near Ranch de Diabat and Zouina-cheval.
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      Spices, seabass and sightseeing

      A travel blog entry by ruthii on Apr 04, 2015

      ... when the city began to trade with Manchester (the origin of the tea which led to the development of Morocco's ubiquitous drink) as a way to avoid the Bubonic plague. A small island a short distance from the harbour, and walkable at low tide, was also used to quarantine those believed to be afflicted.

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      ... courses, then three storied buildings. The lowest level is a garage, some are rented to merchants as souks. The other two stories are for a 2 storied home. They are attached, and at first glance they look like apartments. People by the shell first then build the interior. Every unit has a satellite dish. There was a lot of new construction. After awhile there was only new construction...then none. Our bus started rocking, a little like a ...


      A travel blog entry by 4tumbleweeds on Jan 29, 2014

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      ... they were still big enough to make us glad there was a large stone wall in the way.

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      Perfection and hell

      A travel blog entry by travellinghands on Jun 01, 2013

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      ... town, let me describe it from
      the eyes of two young, white girls with dreadlocks.

      Every day as soon as we step out of our
      hotel, we get harassed. Half of the time its people shouting 'Rasta
      Pasta' at us, or asking how long we have had our 'Rasta's' for. Also
      people trying to attract our attention by shouting 'Rasta, hello,
      bonjour, ca va, sorry, where are you from, Rasta!!' Or asking if we
      want hash or opium.
      When we first got here, we felt rude


      A travel blog entry by modernoddyseus on Jul 05, 2012

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      ... A religious truck-driver stopped for me. Named Abuhafs Libdy, he wore a navy skull cap, a white flowing robe, and a beard. He called Osama Bin Laden, his "brother".
      He said the Muslim greeting, "As-salaam Allaykam", meant security, freedom. "Islam" meant peace. He said no true Muslim would perpetrate the attacks of 9-11. He told me, instead, "Les juifs sont dangereux!" (The Jews are dangerous!) He said ...