Travel Blogs from Marrakech
... his nose up at my 40 dirham cents. Looked as menacing as a skinny 16 year old can be bless him. Fooded in the square on some heavy gravied tagline and bits, all for about 7 pounds each? Word of warning, free refills of that amazing sweet mint tea will give you diabetes...or at least a buzz that will last a good length of time!! It's not 1:43am been a busy boy! ...
... out into the craziness of the Marrakech medina we opted for a Morccan beer on the roof top terrace first to reflect on how incredible the last few days had been and to brace ourselves to enter back into the hecticness of a Moroccan medina.
That night we headed to the square for what we had been told would be a very authentic meal. After a few "detours" we entered the hustle and bustle of the night markets. Despite being nearly 830pm ...
... 24/7. We then walked into the Medina to find our Riad. A Riad is a traditional Moroccan house with an internal courtyard and I was keen to try experience one so thought Marrakech would be a good place to do it. This is because it is so lively at night and all the campgrounds are based quite far out of town so didn’t want to have to worry about getting back late at night. Well the Riad was hard to find (as there were no ...
... all that different from any other third world country where everyone is poor. If you know certain things going into it... It's easier to deal with. We knew we'd get hassled for money just for watching the snake charmers... Ok. Fine, it was a must see. We knew we'd get hassled for henna and totally avoided the scam of them giving me a "free sample" on the hand. We knew we'd get asked for it at every souk stall we passed. But honestly, when we said "no thanks", smiled and wished them ...
... As we drove toward "town", or the center part, the buildings started to get older, and more densely packed. The streets started filling up with more and more people, cars, motorbikes, donkey carts, and pedestrians. There are no discernable street signs… I can’t imagine being able to find anything here on my own.
We entered the gates, walking past an appropriately scary guard, into a cool and quiet garden. Big orange trees were on either side, and ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet