Travel Blogs from Marrakech
... Marrakech through Ouarzazate
... mentioned previously Morocco really was the destination that just kept giving and we would highly recommend, if you have not already done so, adding Morocco to your bucket list.
Highlights of the High Atlas and Marrakech:
- The diverse array of visual splendour as we crossed the passes of the High Atlas
... about 3 hours in Starbucks we continued on to the train station where we hung out in a McDonald’s until our train was ready. (You're probably sensing a theme here but the big international chains never seem to mind how long you hang around in their restaurant for... very handy for travellers.)
In comparison to the overnight trains we have travelled on in India and Vietnam, this once was luxurious. Not only were the mattresses thick and come ...
... to rely on, you may be able to go for longer but when you stop you crash harder then you ever thought you could.
So with all that said, I am glad to have experienced one month in Morocco and am now glad to be heading back to my life. My time has been spent volunteering with children, sightseeing local markets and towns, integrating into a true berber village, visiting the coast and sea in two cities, and finally what did me in, a trip to ...
Day 228 Day totals: 10 hrs, 12.9 kms At the last minute I manage to squeeze in another stop on Marrakech on my way from Agadir to Casablanca in order to finish that last 13 km stretch from Asni to Tahanaout. Not quite as enjoyable as my group hike, as my backpack rips open and I have to sort of carry it under my arm the who way (I manage to find a tailor in Marrakech to fix in--in time for my Big Trip ...