Ibis Marrakech Palmeraie
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Distance 830 Km
I awoke after a brilliant days riding and had spent some time thinking whether to continue to Morocco or head back. I decided to go and visit Gibraltar and mull it all over. On leaving Bob and Sini in Marbella I headed for Gibraltar but the weather changed en route and it poured down, I really didn’t fancy walking …
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.
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 ...
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 ...
... to the Gold Coast! We arrive at Madrid airport for our 'international' flight to Marrakech in Morrocco..........and hopped on a 14 seater plane! It was similar to a plane you would catch from maybe Hamilton Island to mainland Oz, certainly not a plane you would expect to be on, travelling between countries! We continue to be amazed at how small other countries are compared to Australia. We had booked into a 'Riad' in Marrakech. Raids are smaller, family run, ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsIbis Marrakech Palmeraie
pleasant hotel a short taxi ride from the centre. Great staff, comfortable rooms.
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