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We didn't realise until watching an episode of Game of Thrones a few nights after this story that the ramparts of Essaouria featured in at least one of the episodes of Game of Thrones involving the Khaleesi and her dragons! We walked along the ramparts, and on this day went at ground level down to the old port that also features, with its walls, …
... ve not seen elsewhere and a lot of fun to watch.
It is worth mentioning here that there are a lot of cats in Morocco. I mean this in the same sense that there are a lot of ears of corn in Indiana, or a lot of sand in the Gobi desert. There are a lot of cats in Morocco, and in Essaouira – which again, is a fishing port – there are even more than the average lot. Naima very specifically requested that we be sure to keep the door ...
... get you anywhere.
Saying 'no, I dont want anything. NO', usually does after a while! Oh
and for goodness sake, DO NOT tell anyone where you are from. They
are NOT interested, it is just a conversation starter and you will
not get rid of them once they start talking.
Then there are the local people who
start to recognise you. With Charly being blonde and us both having
dreadlocks, people find it very easy to recognise us. We now have
some locals who we ...
... of our stay.
Unfortunately...the soft red dirt that would provide for a comfortable night's sleep was perfect bogging material and this time it was a beauty. It didn’t seem to matter what we did, Mabel seemed to sink deeper and deeper into the soil. Eventually, the back tyres came off, every sand mat was utilized and we’d dug a hole big enough to bury a Sherman tank. Tempers were frayed and there were a number of spats ...
... Afram, which was a newer hotel close to the wall of the Medina. It was a very beautiful hotel with a much different vibe than our hotel, but it came at a price - more than double for the same type of dorm accommodation. I was content with Dar El Pasha. We made our was up to the terrace as the sun was setting, and I was able to get some amazing pictures of the sun setting of the Atlantic. By this time, Jason had left as he had to catch ...
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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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