Travel Blogs from Essaouira
Among other things, my roommates and I discovered this weekend that we have yet to use the Arabic word for "yes". This is mainly due to the amount of times we've had to say "no" to people........Traveling in this country inevitably puts one through every emotion possible...stress, excitement, frustration, CONFUSION, fear, relief and sometimes, …
... to the Volubilis Roman ruins, then back to 'our' bushcamp outside Rabat, where we were again cookgroup, having to prep up lunch again! We returned to the I embassy, where we entertained ourselves by doing limbo by the truck. Our visas were ready (except for Alyson). Despite the visas being printed out on peelable adhesive paper the embassy staff glued them into our passports. Alyson left the truck for Casablanca again. ...
Belinda: No, no, no (we'd seen them advertised for 30dh)
Man: How much you pay?
Man laughs and walks away.
We had several conversations similar to this with different products or services people were wanting to sell. It seemed they pulled figures out of the air depending on how they felt or how naive you looked. Turns out ...
... season, we were one of the few guest there, no wonder we got it for such a steal.
We took a stroll down the beach. It was really nice to be able to enjoy the warm weather. We spent the afternoon eating amazing fresh fish overlooking the ocean, sitting in the shelter soaking up the sun. Compared to Marrakech it is a sleepy little town. It was really nice and relaxing. Just what we needed.
... buffeted by the wind.
We arrived into town and found our Riad which we were staying for the next three nights. Shelley hadn't been feeling well in the morning and it was at this point when she hit the tipping point and was off to find the bathroom. Gastroenteritis is not your friend, and Shells discovered this, spending the rest of the day in bed. Our first stomach upset award goes to Shelley! I went out for a walk to get a feel for the city. Off the bat I wasn't ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsRiad Baladin Essaouira
Clean. Wonderful staff. Beautiful views from the terrace and a delicious breakfast!
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