Travel Blogs from Marrakech
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 ...
... Cafe and went there for something cold to drink. We had Coke Lights, and Hunter ordered some hummus for lunch. The heat and my migraine kept my hunger at bay.
We were up on the terrace by ourselves, but then a large group of (highschoolers?) from Bristol, England joined us. We had a good time talking to them. They had been trekking in the Atlas Mountains for three weeks. They are going home tomorrow.
We got to the spa right on time this time. ...
... was 2000 for alcohol and the exit from the booze room was different! The queue was long as some young US travellers were stocking up. One girl commented she planned to smuggle her booze back onto the boat in her bra and boots! She carried 2 wines bottles - it would have looked odd.
Dinner was in the Medina, Restaurant Ait Bougumez. We presumed that the food was authentic as there was no alcohol served. Debbie’s orange ...
... it over the centuries but the French influence is very obvious. Breakfast has always included fresh crusty breads and some sort of croissants or pastries and sliced meats and cheeses. We've spent the last 2 days sampling and cooking tagines of chicken and olives served with the lovely tomato and capsicum salad and a simple desert of slices of orange topped with cinnamon - ...