Pickalbatros Royal Mirage
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From the sunny Costa del Sol we made our way by bus down to the coastal town of Tarifa, where the ferry leaves for the northern tip of Africa. The entire group were very excited to finally be making our way across to Morocco, which is only 14km away from Spain. Stepping off the ferry in Tangier could not have been more different from where we had …
... was fascinating to be guided through the less commercial areas and to see the Fes locals going about their everyday life. Observing the donkeys pulling carts or loaded with hides from the tannery through the skinny laneways was amazing. The colours of the souks were a visual feast as were the wares they had on offer, again no one was hassled, if you showed an interest in their product, they of course encouraged the sale however compared ...
... doorway, a large loom then caught our eye, one of those really old fashioned wooden contraptions that they had back in the 1800's. I stepped into the shop which was selling cotton and silk fabric and asked if I could take a photo of the loom - I offered Dh10 for the photo. The guy said I was welcome to take a photo; that it was free, no need to pay. I stood in the corner of the room, took the photo, turned round and found I was now trapped by a long piece of ...
... tour for us instead. He agreed to drive us around and show us other places to eat. With our stomachs involved in this decision as much as our brains were, we decided to take him up on his offer.
Sam’s comment: Before we move out of the medina, a few more observations:
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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.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.