Travel Blogs from Marrakech
Today I received the sad news of the passing of a friend in my home town, Carnarvon. I would like to dedicate this entry to the memory of Clarrie, the husband of my colleague and friend Gail. Clarrie's kindness and gentleness will not be forgotten. Gail, may the beautiful pictures of Morocco bring you a glitter of solitude during this very …
... about 3 hours in Starbucks we continued on to the train station where we hung out in a McDonald’s until our train was ready. (You're probably sensing a theme here but the big international chains never seem to mind how long you hang around in their restaurant for... very handy for travellers.)
In comparison to the overnight trains we have travelled on in India and Vietnam, this once was luxurious. Not only were the mattresses thick and come ...
Day 228 Day totals: 10 hrs, 12.9 kms At the last minute I manage to squeeze in another stop on Marrakech on my way from Agadir to Casablanca in order to finish that last 13 km stretch from Asni to Tahanaout. Not quite as enjoyable as my group hike, as my backpack rips open and I have to sort of carry it under my arm the who way (I manage to find a tailor in Marrakech to fix in--in time for my Big Trip ...
... a bunch of Moroccans to his restaurant!
Next assignment: take a collective taxi to Imlil, where we'll start our hike. These taxis are only allowed to carry 6 people. There's 10 of us, so I suggest that we hire two taxis, and just pay for the extra seat, rather than wait for 2 more customers. Everyone agrees... And we're off
"How many of you guys have been on a hike before?" I ask. Everybody shakes their heads. Never?! Nope. Well... that means that this ...
... down the main streets, and ducking off into random wee side streets to get to all the places we went to!
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility