- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... place and souqs). It was what I expected. Quite similar to the Istanbul markets but not as good. I found a shop that sells 100 percent Argan oil so will go back at the end of our tour and get some. I just wandered around checking everything out. I didn't get hassled much at all. I just didn't display much interest and they leave you alone. All those trips to Bali have taught me well. Had a light lunch of orange juice, ...
... if it was ok to but I think it is. The hotel Le grand Imilchil is quite nice. Nothing luxurious but quite ok. The common area and eating areas are lovely. I've got a big twin bed room with a balcony. It's great not being in a dorm. I'm getting too old for that (but you do save a lot of money). The beds are very hard and the pillows are very flat but lucky I've got 2 pillows to use. Just ...
... br> We are sure that the museum does exist but we did not get there to prove it.
After dinner we headed back to the square and the souk for the evening, another great experience. Gayle can see why people are attracted there evening after evening but as we said before Stephen, not so much, but he did wonder around for quite some time with sore legs after our already big day.
As we wondered through the many ...
... Our train to Marrakech from Casablanca was 2nd class (and second rate) - compartments were pretty full and we had to scour for our seats. Finally found 2 in a compartment which had a broken light (about a third of 2nd class) so we sat in complete darkness once the sun set (for half of the 3 1/2 hour journey). Was also advised to bargain for our taxi fare to the medina in Marrakech (our riad was located just inside) - not to go above MAD50 (A$7). ...
... and it smells really good.
Next on the agenda was to check out the main square during the day time. It was a Sunday afternoon, but the difference was staggering. You didn’t get harassed every second, only maybe every 5-10 seconds. All of ...