Hotel Riad Villa Damonte
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- Continental Breakfast
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Next stop Essaouira, approx 100km west of Marrakech, seaside fishing village on the Atlantic Coast. Bus trip took 3 hours, luxury coach! Saw some great sights along the way - camel farm, goats up the Argan trees, and an old man on his donkey - talking on a cellphone, only have photos of the goats though..bit blurry as taken from a moving bus! This place is way more laid-back than Marrakech, we needed a change of pace. Less hassle from street touts ...
... I was going to miss out on this lunch! Abdou gave us two options for lunch, chose our fish and eat at the port, or buy our fish at the markets and take it to a local place for them to cook.. So off we went down to the port fish markets, we bought some amazing look fresh sardines from one vendor, fresh whole fish from another, and then some baby octopus.... Armed with our purchases, we stopped just outside the port where ...
... The next bus at 2:30 was sold-out so we got tickets for the 5 pm bus to Essaouira. We checked our luggage and walked over to the McDonald's in the train station where we waited the 3 hours. We used the free wifi to book a room in Essaouira.
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We emailed the Riad Thais for directions and owners offered to meet us at the bus.
... complete with horse or camel rides, quad bikes and kite surfers. After a long walk up the beach we got to the medina, it was lovely, like a tiny Marrakech without any of the hassle. It had a really chilled vibe, which I guess is helped by the Bob Marley influence, he seems to have some connection here. I'm loving this town already.
We wandered through the alleyways and followed our noses to find the fish market which ...
... he could not get his bag to come. Again he repeated it, as if waiting for a reaction.
Really this was awful, and with Atmo off his head, not something for us all to get into a scene over.
This is not clever talk, I said to Jeremy, and theres no need for it, only it will create problems. But Jeremy was in one of his punkish f'you attitudes. Like a moron he now had this mantra 'I can't go and get my bag'. My attempts at reasoning with him, led to the new ...