Villa Dar Zina
Travel Blogs from Marrakech
January 11th to March 9th, 2014 Af-ri-ca! The three syllables are easily reduced to a cliché. An older generation formed their first impression of the dark continent watching buffed American actor Johnny Weissmuller swinging from limb to limb hollering out his supremacy as Lord of the Jungle. Younger people were more likely introduced to her through an animated Disney character with a thick mane ...
March 4th to 8th, 2014 On our return to Cape Town we easily slip into the rhythm. We head to the grungy but colourful Woodstock neighbourhood. We gather with the hip rainbow nation at the Old Biscuit Mill. Local designers sell a wide variety of fashion accessories and housewares including messenger bags made from recycled brown paper and chic bamboo framed sunglasses. This creative entrepreneurial spirit is helping to transform the quality of life for ...
... was definitely worth it. We then went for lunch on the rooftop of a cafe. We were all kind of freaked out about the food and didn't want to risk getting sick on anything so we ordered french fries. After lunch we ventured back into the markets and later got henna tattoos. The ladies filled up their little utensils with black ink and went to town. It took them maybe fifteen minutes to complete mine, and mine is pretty big - all over my hand and up my ...
... of getting some commission on what ever we bought ....unfortunately we did not make Yossif's fortune....we bought some massage oils and Nikki had a massage...but that was all...we soon found Yossif was keen to part company and search out more prosperous tourists...we made our way to the main square where snake charmers were keen to get their pictures taken with cobras ( for a small price) ....women wanted to tattoo Nikki with henna (for a small price) and you could get ...
... like Ginny Weasley from Harry Potter. So, that is my nickname for her. The train to Marrakech reminded us of the train to Hogwarts, too. We were in an enclosed first class compartment with seats facing each other with the hallway outside where they bring a cart along to sell you goodies such as jumping chocolate frogs. Just kidding…. I wish. But I did get a sandwich and some Moroccan mint tea off the cart and it is fabulous!
When we got to Marrakech, we got in a taxi ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility