Ryad Mogador Kasbah
Travel Blogs from Marrakech
... traditional instruments, snake charmers with their cobras, monkeys on leads dressed as little girls or boys, a man with a vulture on his shoulder and on and on.....it felt like we'd slipped back into another century.
While wandering around the souk we came across a carpet auction, not your typical carpet auction, this one was for the merchants to buy, and not open to the public. The carpets on sale were 2nd ...
... Thrones. One of the locals, who had been a film extra in Gladiator, invited us into his home, and showed us his film id tag and photos of the set and himself at the time. What was more interesting though, was to see his home and how he lived. The house was spread over several floors, with the kitchen being up high and close to the terrace on top of the house. His pen of 4 ...
... of red soil arranged in the fields. A man drew water from a well and his placid donkey waited to carry the giant water containers home. The edge of Marrakesh appeared quickly, Olly joined me in the corridor, but our American companions seemed less eager. We stepped into the future. Marrakesh train station is a heaven of triangulated glass and marble. After a restorative coffee we taxi'd into the centre and quickly located a cheap hotel just off the Djemma ...
... above hillsides swabbed with speckled grass and thorny bush; a towering soft tangerine dune with sensual lines sculpted by raging desert storms. She is the melodic call of a masked weaver during a streaky pink sunrise; the triumphant yip-yip-yip of a spotted hyena cheering on the night. Africa is horns, trunks, spotted fur, graceful bounders, ruthless carnivores and feathers of a thousand colours. Africa is ...
Marrakech is definitely a busy city. The hotel we stay in for 2 nights was pretty nice. It was also right across the street from the train station. Inside the train station is a McDonalds. After eating tons of Tagine over the past week, I defiantly was ready for something a little more familiar. So yes, I went to McDonalds. The first night here I went down to the medina with Patrice, Michelle, Denise and Teresa. The center of ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center