Sofitel Marrakech Palais Imperial
Travel Blogs from Marrakech
Oh God, save me!! I feel dreadful. Having spent a sleepless night battling the onset of food poisoning I emerge from the tent I've been sharing with Paul into the dawn light around 6am and make the first of repeated visits to the tiny chemical loo. It's not built for the abuse it gets over the next couple of hours, not only from me but a few others …
... large brown eyes. As kids, some of us were embarrassed for her when we stumbled across bare breasted tribal women hidden deep inside the glossy pages of National Geographic. Others slightly resented her with millions of starving children. We sat alone at the dinner table, chastised, long after the plates had cleared, chewing on fatty chunks of meat floating in cold irish stew. We have been in Africa for two ...
... Under the expansive food tent, the Saturday crowd devours everything from barbecued springbok paninis to kingclip sushi rolls. Craft brewers pull pints of cold lager and local vintners pour glasses Sauvignon blanc. The solo musician loops djembe beats below the primal drone of the dijereedoo. The crowd bounces to the rhythm. We venture south to the Cape of Good Hope located at the most south westerly point of Africa. Here the basal shale mountains ...
... Moroccan house or palace with an interior garden or courtyard. The word riad comes from the Arabian term for garden, "ryad". The ancient Roman city of Volubilis provides a reference for the beginnings of riad architecture during the rule of the Idrisid Dynasty. An important design concern was Islamic notions of privacy for women inside residential gardens. InshaAllah, tomorrow we'll visit a few more sites and continue enjoying the shops and ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services