Pickalbatros Royal Mirage
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TravelPod Member ReviewsPickalbatros Royal Mirage Fes
This is classed as a 5 star hotel and it has some great facilities including 2 large beds. I will check it out more during some free time tomorrow.
The only down side so far is that the room fridge didn't work but this was replaced as soon as we reported it.
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... may refuse to take you to the medina. This is how serious they are about tee totaling in Morocco.
After the sun set a few of us wanted to grab a small bite and a few of us were still full from our late lunch and wanted to make it an early night, so four headed back into the city to find a place for soup and salad, and two of us rested on the banquette in the great room and read our books. We were all in bed by 10pm local time, exhausted from the day and knowing that we needed to rest for our packed day ...
... for prayer - d'oh... Not the best time to shop. Anyhow we got some goods - Christine gave an valiant effort to order everything in Arabic. We had a simple dinner and all released an watched Amazing Race Canada - the teams were off to Charlottetown and Caleb was yelling 'hey we were there' as they went to different places in PEI. We went on the roof terrace to listen to the 9pm and last call to prayer under a full moon and a nice breeze. We survived and all was ...
... in keeping with Islamic tradition, the robust doors and lack of windows gave little indication of even their existence. In such a densely populated tangle of a city we wondered how on earth the medina's water, sewerage and garbage systems worked. It all looked very clean and there were certainly no sewerage odours.
We walked nearby the famous Kairaouine Mosque and University, regarded as the spiritual heart of Fes and indeed Morocco. In more ...
... to the West.
Arab Spring demonstrations spread across a number of major cities in Morocco eventually resulting in King Mohammed VI reforming the constitution.
2011 - 2015
King Mohammed VI remains the ultimate arbiter of power. He remains popular and continues to guide overall policy whilst promoting modest political and economic reforms. Morocco continues to retain strong ties to Europe and the West.
* The two ...
... to charter a 40 seat bus for less than 20 people, which meant that we were forced to get off the bus and climb aboard a mini-bus for the drive to Tangier. 17 hours after we first arrived at the airport we finally left it, clapping and cheering as the bus left the carpark. The drive took around 5 hours (filled mostly with sleeping) and when we finally arrived at our hotel we thanked the lovely Moroccan woman who had done much of the translating for us and within 1/2 ...