Villa des Trois Golfs
Travel Blogs from Marrakech
... and pillows, the individual compartments also had doors you could close, and the toilet had toilet paper, soap and a hand dryer. As I write this now it seems like a really silly thing to get excited about but after 2 months in India we have come to expect nothing from anywhere and always carry our own toilet paper and hand soap. Each couchette compartment had 4 beds in it and so we shared ours with a local man who spent most of his night not in the ...
... filled couple of weeks on the tour we did as little as possible today. Steven watched YouTube videos most of the day whilst I read and did some organisation for our trip. We did venture out for a delicious lunch after which we got horribly lost trying to get back to our guesthouse. We could see using our GPS where we needed to go but finding a way through the winding alleyways was literally like walking through a maze. 'Helpful' locals constantly ...
After a full day of traveling, I'd arrived at my Riad in Marrakech. Riads are traditional Moroccan homes that have been converted into guesthouses and often have lovely staff who treat their visitors to an authentic Moroccan experience. My Riad was no exception and thank goodness I arranged pickup at the airport as it was wrapped down a narrow, maze-like alleyway in the Medina and I never would have found it at night alone.
At this point in my journey, I was ...
... As planned, I'm able to follow the riverbed through the gorge instead of having to walk along the highway which snakes along the cliffside... much more pleasant... And finally, after passing through one more village, I reach Tahanoute... I reconnect with the hike I did here 4 years ago... and I fulfill my Quest: An uninterrupted trail of footprints from Marrakech to Toubkal... and across the ...
... my leadership skills are put to the test. If I were alone, I'd climb down the cliff. But there's 10 of us, and the risk of someone getting hurt is pretty high.
Suddenly I have flashbacks of when I was 13 years old, hiking with Pablo in the mountains of central Mexico. My pet crow flow down to the bottom of a canyon, and I suggested that we look for a way down to follow it. Pablo went first... fell down the cliff, breaking his arm, nose and both his pelvis ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services