La maison des artistes
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TravelPod Member ReviewsLa maison des artistes Essaouira
Quite run down, very atmospheric, lovely feel though with fun furniture, great view of the ramparts, but too many stairs to climb if they make you at all dizzy!
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... a wonderful way.
Since we had first been told about the music festival, we started to ask folks about it – the internet said all the tickets were sold, but when we asked people about this they made it sound like there are no tickets – none needs tickets! Plus, everyone we asked about it was going. We dug up some reservations for Essaouira and made some plans.
From what I can gather, Gnawa music is a conduit for the practice of ...
... that is killing many of the date palms in Morocco. It is becoming a very big problem. We stopped for lunch in a local outdoor barbecue restaurant. I we could see and smell the grills. We had olives, grilled tomatoes, onions, skewered chicken or beef or steamed lamb with bread. This time we had plates and utensils. Our driver continued southwest on the road to Essaouira and the Atlantic Ocean. At first we passed beautiful homes, and complexes ...
... of four playing instruments amongst diners outside a cafe, after which one walked around with a hat collecting tips. They could teach a thing or two to the guys in Djemma El Fna square in Marrakesh....at least they were playing!
We left Essaouira fairly late in the afternoon and headed to the campsite in Safi, 100km north on the coast road. Coming over the brow of a hill, we got whistled in by the police, four of them this time. What ...
... beer. This disappeared in a flash! We blasted along the main road to Marrakech and that was easy going having little traffic and being a dual carriageway for the most part. We averaged just over 100kph during the first hour. Marrakech slowed us up a bit and I was glad to see my gps direction arrow heading for another blue track which was our route in from the east last time we passed through. And so we continued until 300kms were on the clock by which time we were ...
... and holidayed with us there, but for important work he he had to attend to in Agadir.
On the dark road we next got a lift with two cool guys in a show off car to a surfing village called Taghazoute, and then secured our last lift, with a simple religious man, Mohammed, who drove us the long coastal road to Essaouira, talking philosophy and religion with Jeremy, to whom on arrival he gave his Koran as a present.
Now we were in Essaouira in the ...