Villa des Trois Golfs
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 ...
... David did the tourist "Hop on hop off" bus. A few little momentous of Paris but oh boy the feet covered mega miles. David would definitely not have kept up. A quiet drink at guess what an "Irish Pub". To finish off our holiday as we started with a French Dinner. Great day...... An early breakfast and off we went to tackle the train system with our HEAVY suitcases. Stage 1 not bad that was probably going to be the worst we thought as there were no escalators or ...
... usually with a jewel or an eye in the palm. Whatever country I’ve seen it in, it always means good luck. The story of the hand here is that Ali was a powerful warrior, and his wife Fatima was the daughter of the prophet Muhammed. Every time Ali went off to battle, Fatima placed her hand on Ali’s horse and prayed for his safe return. He always returned to her, safe and triumphant. It has since been used as a good luck charm, and protection against evil.
... on. Kitties are everywhere. Many of the souks are in squares that were originally the site for slave auctions; men kidnapped from Western Africa; now they sell carpets, and lots of them.
They dyer's souk, Souk des Teinturiers, is completely old world, and I accidently found it, of course. Everywhere you look dyed fabric, yarn and silk hangs from walls, ceilings, railings and trees in hot pink, indigo blue, paprika red. A man befriended me when ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility