Riad Les Trois Palmiers
Travel Blogs from Marrakech
... get on that vino sharon. I despair... Touch down! And it's thunderstorming....for like 10 mins of downpour. Met Lara who had to wait while my passport controller went for a cheeky slash and a mint tea, holding up the line for a good 30 mins. Shared a taxi to the place jemaa el fna, met a helpful young laddo who took us to the road....who also asked for a tip, ...
... do one without the other. After a few hours of walking aimlessly, happy that if you had to get lost anywhere, the streets of Marrakech were by far the most entertaining. Of course we had found retreat at one point for an off the beaten track lunch (Tajine with figs and a yoghurt desert that put every other yoghurt in the world to shame) we did finally reach the square. The walk from there was easy.
It was back to the rooftop terrace for some ...
... the men making the leather bags. Also on offer were exotic lizards and birds. After finding our way out of the maze of Souks we went back through the square where the snake charmers were in full force. There were also men with monkeys. We headed towards the Koutoubia Mosque which dates from about 1147. It is not open to non-Muslims so we just looked around the outside and also at the ruins next door of the original mosque which ...
... the twisting roads were making us sick. The roads are really only wide enough for one car and you never know what's coming around the corner...a van, a guy and his donkey, a tanker truck, or a loan walker.
We've arrive in Marrakech wandered around a bit last night...I will post more after we tour today. So far it's seems like a very crazy place, lots of cars, taxis, motorcycles, and people! No traffic signals. Glad my insurance card is in my ...
... make a surprise come back by the end of this?!? We take off, we eat, great food! Trout sushi, beef stew, nice bread and an almond and chocolate sweet. It's a long flight and I have an aisle seat, no windows unfortunately...better than being stuck in the middle though! Not sure what the time difference is in Morocco! It gets very bumpy over Spain, extremely bumpy...what would it be like if we were flying over Greece I ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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