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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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Shabas_story stayed here on Jun 12, 2013 during their trip titled: A Journey of Beauty and the Occassional Disaster.
... or so we thought. After wandering, and unknown to us, lost, we arrived at what we thought was the museum. Well, it was a museum but not the one we wanted - but in for a penny in for a Dirham as they say here, we paid the entrance fee and went into the museum. It was small, neat, uninformative and slightly dull, but the lady at reception was charming and did direct us to the correct museum as we left !
After a spot of map ...
... sites are mosques that are not open to non-Muslims. In Marrakech (where I am trying to decide how to fill 2 days), over half the sites in my guidebook are either not open to the public or are not open to non-Muslims. Of the remaining, several are local parks and 1 is a former palace that was once the most beautiful in the world but has been completely stripped bare. ...
... entreated so we all ended up at our final dinner with packages Two notes about the Sultan: first, he apparently picked a different wife to sleep with each night so they each had him for one night a month. Only the official wives were allowed to get pregnant. But this was occurring in the late 1800s so birth control wasn't around. If one of the unofficial wives (who were usually gifts to the Sultan from those trying to curry favor) did get pregnant she was either expelled from ...
... the 12th century, has a minaret (tower) of 77 meters that is square in shape as opposed to the round ones of Istanbul, and no other structure is permitted to be built taller in all of Marrakech. We learned about the Berbers, who are known as the "original" occupants of Morocco, and we learned more of their history at the Berber Culture museum in the Marjorelle Gardens, founded by Yves Saint Laurent.
We went to some of the souks (markets) in a couple ...