Riad Dar Afram
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... wanted 130 euros a night and our tops offer was 40! It did look lovely though, such a tease! Just as we were giving up, we knocked on the door of a mansion'dhotel opersite and was asked to come see the room before she gave us a price...it was lovely and bright and cool, there was a roof terrace and even an ensuite to the room! She offered it to us at 300D a night, I asked if she'd take 250, and it was a done deal! ;) we payed a little bit as a hold and headed back to get ...
... items in Marrakech already and knew that the price I got for it, which was 70 dirhams was the lowest I probably would have been given so if I was to settle here then 140 for 2 was as high as I could go, it would just mean my food budget would get cut again a little more. When asked what my final price was I said 140, he said no 150. Desperateness came into play at this point and I said my initial budget was 120 and if I was to spend 140 that could mean I wouldn't eat tonight. ...
This was the birthday of my dear Georgie boy, 7 years of age, though with his downs syndrome looking more like 4.
And, gosh, this turned out to be a dramatic day, which began with both me and Jeremy nipping out to the end of the alleyway to access the free wifi. Ian, who was still in Ouarzazate awaiting money from his father, was online, and I was conversing with him about Atmo going doollally, when who should come around the corner but the very Atmo himself. ...
... Essaouira painlessly.
Once there, we checked out the fish market, as Byron and Lance are both obsessed with fish (catching and eating) but I wouldn't let us eat at the local hole in the wall cafeteria that cooks the fish u pick out from the fishermen bec I was still recovering and couldn't do it. We settled on the restaurants nearby but turned out they were pretty touristy. our fish was fresh but not really cooked perfectly and we were unimpressed with its flavour... Oh ...
... down to Essa's famous port and harbour. This area had been a vital trade link between Timbuktu and Europe in its time, when ivory, gold, slat and ostrich feathers (!) were very carefully controlled by some 2,000 government soldiers!
The Skala du Port harbur was a fantastic sight. Scores of fishing boats had landed catches: they'd all been sorted out and many individuals were selling from small makeshift stalls along the harbour. I saw ...