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 ...
... which is great.
We went out and about again at around 6 pm, ready for dinner. We walked around quite a bit, looked for Jmaa El Fna, but never found it. We tried to find a cafe or something a little more "authentic," but nothing was open that we could find. We decided on this restaurant at a hotel (name coming). I was afraid it wouldn't be very good, but we walked in, and I mouthed to Hunter, "Wow." And she vigorously nodded her head.
We sat by the ...
... Year's Eve a few years ago) until we felt like we were going to attend a football game or open air concert. Jemaa el Fna was an experience - the biggest and the most vibrant Central Square I have ever seen. Everywhere we turned, something was happening. There were snake charmers, performers, musicians, performing animals (monkeys), dozens of little old ladies often crouched in groups with henna syringes ready to pounce on unsuspecting ...
... stuff in my bag and I hope they enjoy the 3 Special K bars that they took! I did't count my undies, but they all looked there. We didn't arrive home from the airport until 9:30 or so so we skipped dinner and hung out in our room. Let's go back to the hiking on smooth rocks thing. I would never consider myself a scaredy-cat or overly cautious person, but when I'm doing something such as hiking ...