Travel Blogs from Marrakech
... prices our waiter was wearing a nice black suit and tie.
Having stayed as long as we could at the restaurant we decided to just head for the train station. On the way we realised we were actually quite close to Starbucks which was quickly deemed a much nicer place to wait out the day than the train station. Surprisingly it was one of the nicer Starbucks coffees I have had which was probably due to the fact that they had flat whites on the menu.
... square” at us and pointed in various directions in the hopes of being paid. (FYI the square is the main tourist area of the medina.) We tried to ignore them for the most part but eventually I got worn down and started yelling back things like “circle” and “triangle”. Not my finest moment but it helped with my rage at the time. Eventually we did a 360 of the sprawling medina and got back to our Riad. We didn't bother heading out ...
Sam, Maria and Linh got home after receiving abuse from the man on the street,
threatening her family and ill health and shortly after Rachid turned up. She
explained what had happened and due to the language barrier the guy had gotten
the wrong end of the stick. Rachid told her that it would be best if he took
her up to the Police Station tomorrow to make a statement on what had happened
... As planned, I'm able to follow the riverbed through the gorge instead of having to walk along the highway which snakes along the cliffside... much more pleasant... And finally, after passing through one more village, I reach Tahanoute... I reconnect with the hike I did here 4 years ago... and I fulfill my Quest: An uninterrupted trail of footprints from Marrakech to Toubkal... and across the ...
... to be a really good experience, or a really bad experience.
Hiking--the idea of walking through the countryside is actually a pretty new concept here in Morocco. Typically Moroccans like to drive or ride to a place--the beach or a river... and just sit and relax. Walking? That's for people who live in remote areas who don't have cars or public transportation. And they're definitely not doing it for fun.
Starting our Hike
And so we reach ...