Travel Blogs from Marrakech
... Marrakech through Ouarzazate
... the sides of the ranges, the sheer drops had us pleased that we were in the most capable hands of our trusted driver Mohamed. As we came across large trucks and massive coaches on tight bends, switch back after switch back Mohamed kept us safe on this vomit inducing journey across the High Atlas. It was a breath taking drive; and not just from the scenery, we stopped at the Col Du Tichka Pass which at 2260 metres, is slightly higher than Mount Kosciuszko. It was ...
... about 3 hours in Starbucks we continued on to the train station where we hung out in a McDonald’s until our train was ready. (You're probably sensing a theme here but the big international chains never seem to mind how long you hang around in their restaurant for... very handy for travellers.)
In comparison to the overnight trains we have travelled on in India and Vietnam, this once was luxurious. Not only were the mattresses thick and come ...
Day 228 Day totals: 10 hrs, 12.9 kms At the last minute I manage to squeeze in another stop on Marrakech on my way from Agadir to Casablanca in order to finish that last 13 km stretch from Asni to Tahanaout. Not quite as enjoyable as my group hike, as my backpack rips open and I have to sort of carry it under my arm the who way (I manage to find a tailor in Marrakech to fix in--in time for my Big Trip ...
... year old (ish) boy came up to us,
Boy -'You like?'
Us - 'Yes they are very nice. How much?'
Boy - 'Which one?' we pointed at all of them and he told us - the one we like was 500dh (the starting price anyway)
Us - 'We only have 260dh'
Boy - 'ok, 300, my final offer'
Us - 'We only have 260dh, honestly' (we showed him the wallet - he goes away and talks to his Dad, comes back)
'I can only do 300' Belinda went to see if we could ...