Riad Dar Zahia
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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 ...
We had breakfast at the Riad at around 9 am. It was quite good with different breads/pastries, fresh orange juice, grapes, figs, a plum, English breakfast tea, fig and apricot jams, butter, and pancakes. There was also yogurt and cheese, but we didn't eat that--no more dairy for us.
Our host asked if I wanted him to get our train tickets for the 31st. He said because of Ramadan, the tickets might go quickly. So, of course, I said yes. I found out that only ...
... travel to the local markets on their donkeys to get their supplies – either on the main road or through little paths in the valleys. We drove past many local families filling up their tank of water at the local water fountain – being pulled by the donkey. Many shepherds with goats and sheep just in the middle of nowhere, the traditional olive oil press – as well as people trying to make money wherever they ...
... Tamensourt to the north of Marrakech all the way across the plains…. up the mountains to Setti Fatna… Yep, I feel proud of myself
I then continue on, into the hustle and bustle of the city, find a place to stay… celebrate my achievement with a big glass of avocado and nuts juice… and call it a day… Tomorrow I’ve got another Superhike to work ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility