Hotel Kasbah Dar Ilham
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... 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 ...
Today was a nothing day. Despite our comfortable beds and pitch black room in the Riad we were unfortunately also in the only room which was next to the Riad's courtyard. This courtyard was where breakfast was served in the morning so all the annoying early risers woke us up around 7am with their yapping and clinking. Honestly, early risers never have any common courtesy in the morning! I wish I had of spent the evening stomping around ...
... court. I got a wok in a box type meal with teriyaki sauce which was like a crazy taste sensation after weeks of bland couscous and tagine. The rest of the afternoon was spent relaxing around the hotel, mostly in the common areas trying to access the Wi-Fi in order to organise onward transport and accommodation.
At 8pm we all met downstairs at our hotel's restaurant for our final Intrepid group ...
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 ...
... on their own and it turned out I was not the only one envisioning a summer holiday. On the plus side I had jeans and jumpers but unfortunately some of the others had nothing more than tights and ballerina flats.
We headed to dinner in search of heating and a warm meal. We got the warm meal but it turns out heating is rare in Morocco. Ah well we soon sorted out the heating problem and started our own fire when we managed to set the bread basket alight. A slight moment of ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet