Hotel Ryad Mogador Essaouira
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Tennis Court
- Concierge desk
- High-speed internet in room
- Laundry facilities (self serve)
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... the town with the help of a French architect in European and Moroccan styles and renamed it Essaouira meaning " well designed." It was a vital trade link. Then in 1912 the French had established their protectorate and despite independence in 1956 the French influence remains very strong. In the years to come Orson Wells has filmed Othello here, Jimi Hendrix and the hippies and surfies have hung out here along with many others escaping from the rigours of Marrakech including ...
... albeit an 8 hour long train ride. It was neither comfortable or 8 hours. It appeared that there were vents for air conditioning, but it did not seem to be functioning all that well and given that it's the middle of Moroccan summer and the train was packed that made it damn sweaty and uncomfortable. We amused ourselves for some of the time with movies on my iPad and napping but there was plenty of time just sweltering. The 8 hour trip ended up taking about 9½ ...
... by the Phoenicians. Both the Phoenicians and the Romans prized the sea snails found on Iles Purpurairs, just offshore, used to make “Royal Purple” dye. The island has an abandoned prison ruins and is off limits as it is now a bird sanctuary. Mogador is the ancient name of this city and when the French Protectorate ended in 1956, the name was changed to Essaouira. The walls and medina, the whole thing is an UNESCO ...
... all. Before parking outside the Medina wall Jay almost runs over a guy dressed completely in black leaning against a car tyre in the middle of a difficult bend. Its crazy. We have some mint tea and Jay get his haircut. A superb job with a cut-throat razor for only 20Dh (1.80euro /1.50quid).
After the hotel we get back into town and have something to eat in the tight streets at a local fish place. Cheap as chips once again. Jay gets a Lightroom lecture at the hotel.
... of Arabia, and lots of people would travel back home to their families, so they put an old rattling bus back on the road and it came just at the right time. There was one seat left and it was next to a middle aged woman in a long dress so I wasn't too sure if it would be ok for me to sit there or would I get thrown out of the bus after only 50 meters, but I guess I was tolerable to the ...