Travel Blogs from Marrakech
... sent a text message to Marlene from Casa (blanca) to announce my imminent arrival. 1h later, we were finally reunited after more than 50 years without any contact, except for a few Skype calls and emails since October 2011.
Quite unbelievable, but bar the odd wrinkle or two, and a few silver locks, we hadn't changed much: two girls of yesteryear sharing tears and laughter and ever so ...
... than they had started, and her bed drenched! Luckily we have a spare bed in our room.
The evening meal was not as good as previous but we finally got some cous cous, however I still think the Ainsley Harriet Moroccan medley you buy from waitrose was better!
Desert came in the form of Moroccan tea and pastries. The tea smelt like mint sauce - yum but tasted ...
... to going home and being able to hold my own amongst the surfers down at Vazon haha!
Back the villa a little earlier than usual so I could sit by the pool for an hour or two and catch up with what's going on at home, then it was upstairs to shower and get ready for an hour of yoga before the evening festivities.
Upstairs I was still speaking in a cockney accent as Red out surf instructor truly believes that's how we all talk! I joked to ...
... and a few dishes. the guy was very pushy asking for tips. the tannery was interesting, just amazing really how they dye the hides (goat, cows, sheep). they dip in pigeon poop for the acid and white dye, a very nice guy there, zahara bargained with him for a gorgeous purple bag and slippers for herself and Fatima. carpet factory was interesting, walked to the top of the building to see the weaver then the guide explained to us about the ...
... experiencing this region in its entirety. So I do my Immouzzer video clip and head on my way back up the mountainside.
Up the hill, I take a shortcut through the donkey parking lot, over the wall straight to the market. it’s noon and this will probably be my last chance to get a meal for a while, so I’d better go for it. I find a cheapy looking spot where they serve beans. “15 dirhams” I’m told. (1.30 euros)
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Tafoukt Marrakech
Other places to stay in Marrakech
Avenue de France, Marrakech | 3 star hotelfrom $74
- Buenas verduras
- No tienen aire acondicionado
- Nice pool!
Rue Harroun Errachid, Marrakech | 5 star hotelfrom $170
- Great Hotel
- Excellent Hotel
- Very nice
Avenue Hassan II, Marrakech | 4 star hotelfrom $55
Avenue Mahomed VI, Marrakech | 5 star hotelfrom $379
- Cucarachas !!!
- Beautiful Garden
- Lovely Hotel
Route de Fes - Km6, Marrakech | 4 star hotelfrom $69
- Parlez vous Anglais?
- Good quad biking excursion
Avenue Mohammed VI, Marrakech | 5 star hotelfrom $133
- Horrible experience at 5 stars hotel...
- Séjour très agréable
- Attentive Care and desire to make guests comfortable and happy
Les Jardins de la Palmeraie II, Marrakech | 4 star hotelfrom $81
Les Jardins de la Palmeraie, Marrakech | 5 star hotelfrom $119
- Hôtel superbe, ambiance pas terrible
- Un hôtel décevant, et qui a besoin d'être rénové
- Jamais plus!
Circuit de la Palmeraie - BP 1585, Marrakech | 4 star hotelfrom $132
- Wonderful food and attentive staff
- It's Ok - but annoying
- Wundervolles Hotel, schlechter Service
Avenue Mohammed VI, Marrakech | 5 star hotelfrom $80
Km 4 route d'Amezmiz, Marrakech | 5 star hotelfrom $130
Ave Hassan 1er, Marrakech | 5 star hotelfrom $119
- Fine Hotel with Superb Staff
- Truly 5 stars
- Great Ambience
Avenue du President Kennedy, Marrakech | 4 star hotelfrom $56
- Le rêve sans la piscine
- Enjoyed our stay
Avenue du President Kennedy, Marrakech | 4 star hotelfrom $49
PO Box 1567, Marrakech | 4 star hotelfrom $98
154 Med El Beqal Street, Marrakech | 4 star hotelfrom $47
Route de Casablanca, Marrakech | 4 star hotelfrom $53
- Quel gachis!
- Une bonne adresse
- Don't go here
Quartier Semlalia, Av. Abdelkrim Khattabi , Marrakech | 4 star hotelfrom $59
- Same As Past Reports
- Very nice - not perfect
- Fab interiors, irritating location
Avenue Mohammed VI, Marrakech | 3 star hotelfrom $42
30 avenue Moulay R'chid , Marrakech | 4 star hotelfrom $51
- Hotel nice but keep reading
- Bon hotel
- 4* more like 1* Please read on...
Rue Ibrahim El Mazini - Hivernage, Marrakech | 4 star hotelfrom $111
- Petit-déjeuner décevant
- Bien mieux que prévu
- Horrid !
Ave Abdelkrim Khattabi, Marrakech | 3 star hotelfrom $45
Avenue Bab Jdid, Marrakech | 5 star hotelfrom $516