Travel Blogs from El Jadida
... We came back down into the medina by a section of crumbling wall and wondered what would happen to all the people who live here, who are visibly poor and whose homes are in jeopardy. One lone restored cafe stood testament to how it could look with a little bit of capital investment. Here's hoping! In the olden days, the medina had collected its water in an underground cistern and after asking directions we were pointed to a small door on the left hand side of ...
... we were finally on our way.
The next morning we had covered only 116nm, we had hoped for around 140nm, but the tidal flow into the Med had taken a toll on our speed.
Day two there was no wind. Peter had passed us in the night and was now becalmed some 5 miles ahead, we discussed a plan, but there was little we could do but motor, Rob had purchased a fishing line and decided to set it up. We were expecting to have fresh fish for dinner, and that we did, but ...
... like cattle. I jumped into the herd and checked out what was drawing all of the crowd. The streets were lined with food vendors selling everything from snails, boiled chickpeas, grilled meats, and popcorn to fresh fruit and vegetables, pastries, bread, and cotton candy. Behind the food vendors were shops selling clothes, shoes, kitchenware, etc. Really anything someone could possibly need could be found among all of the chaos of this market. This was ...
... could potentially give me gangrene, I really was at the end of my rope. Can you blame me?
Today I managed to get to Sidi Bouzid, a much nicer beach - I had to take three taxis and walk for an hour but I was so happy to get there I didn't care. Tomorrow I am burning the rest of my dirhams on the nicest hotel here, with pool!, and then Friday I start my long trek back home.
I wonder how different this trip would ...
... to ask a girl to dance it was great. then fridayu we had graduation so the kids get a diploma and they left by 2. so in the qfternoon me and anothe rguy went down to the convinience store and had some beers (its the only bar in town° we met some french lady who had clearly had to much to drink but thats okay she was nice, talked about how she likedthe beers in cananda. we went for dinner wt the one restarant in town that night it was ...
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Other places to stay in El Jadida
Route de Casablanca km7, El Jadida | 4 star hotelfrom $144
Angle Av Mohamed VI & Av Annakhil, El Jadida | 3 star hotelfrom $56
Place Nour El Kamar, El Jadida | 3 star hotelfrom $44
Centre Sidi Bouzid, BP 57, Lotissement Sammra, El Jadida | Hotelfrom $59