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. ...
... and live in the Atlas Mountains. The museum explained their culture and history and showed some of the original Berber artefacts. There was a wide range of jewellery, weapons, textiles, leather, basket work and woven textiles. We decided to eat lunch in the Jemaa el Fna square in one of the many restaurants on the outskirts. Choosing a busy restaurant we guessed the food would be good and it was. Finding it so hot in ...
... on the meter. The cab dropped us off as close as cars can go to the main square, and from there we walked to the hostel which required us first to go through the main square of Marrakesh, which is called "Djemaa El-Fna". It was about 7:00-7:30pm at this point in ...