Palais Soltan Riad & Spa
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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The sun was cracking the stucco walls as we prepared for another busy day doing not very much in Marrakech. Lucia had bought a Fez yesterday, thereby ending a lifelong search for the world's most authentic head wear; however, she has decided not to wear it in Morocco for some unknown reason ( at least to me. ) so it is back to baseball caps and the classic, floppy bush-hat.
On a different subject, it has been brought to my ...
... a country where alcohol is not easily found (no drinks on this entire trip). And I have not found a cafe with a woman sitting alone - in fact I can only remember 2-3 times I saw a woman sitting at all (always with her husband). Only the men go out. So I don't find it comfortable. Of course it probably doesn't help that it's been quite chilly every day - I packed for ...
... far below) and the guardrail had not been replaced. Moroccans drive like Europeans which means they have some crazy sixth sense about passing on every curve. So all in all it was a fist clenching, catch your breath and help the driver brake drive. At dinner tonight our guide told us there was an accident on the road just yesterday killing 24 people. But having survived - it was a great experience! We then arrived in Marrakech - the most modern city we've seen (there's a ...
We sort of slept in this morning, or at least lingered a bit. After breakfast, we worked on email until 11am, when we took the shuttle to town. The other group going into town wanted to be dropped at the Gardens Majorelle, and, since we were going to the gardens, too, we hopped out with them.
It was sunny when we were dropped off, and we had a quick walk to the gardens. We opted to start in the new Berber Museum (which replaced the old Museum ...
... that the big grocery stores which was interesting. We did outside of the Medina several times and one could find some manicured parks which were nice and had shade. What I realized I missed was true open space with grass and the feeling you could move around. Not until the lasts day did I see a park where I could imagine jogging around for example. The new Marrakesh from what we could see had elements we are use to seeing in Mexico. There is a ...