Travel Blogs from Ait Ben Haddou
... expecting. Even Jane who doesn't suffer motion sickness would rather never go through it again.
On the final stretch, as our minds and bodies finally calmed down, we picked Mustapha's brain for advice on our next few days. We had considered of going to visit one of Morocco's beach towns and Mustapha convinced us on Essaouira. We tried to arrange for him to take us but he said he couldn't make any promises as it would be up to the company boss. We reached the laneway to ...
Leaving the busyness of Marrakech our guide drives us towards the Atlas Mountains. Rocks and clay our mountainous view with its valley floor the fertile jewel, an oasis covered with date palms and community gardens, life hidden between the rocky terrain.
Ready to rock the kasbah I whip out my air guitar and make my way to its entry gate, little did I know it was me who was about to be rocked. A room as big as a 4x2 house, tiles ...
... palace of the Glaoui, once feared rulers of the region who kept numerous slaves - and according to some accounts still had slaves until the last of the Glaoui line died in 1953. No doubt just a rumour...
The mountains are magnificent. Just as spectacular as we had been led to believe. As we half expected, it took far longer to reach Telouet than I had hoped. The Moroccan style of driving is.... interesting, ...
... we decided to just eat at the Bagdad Cafe where we were staying as the owner earlier said that they also serve wine with dinner. Could not resist with an offer like that! For Entree we had lentil soup followed with a Tajine each. Fran had lamb with prunes and I had chicken with vegetables. Apart from the chicken having been around the yard quite a few times it was very nice. For dessert we had sliced oranges sprinkled with cinnamon. Yumm!
... It stopped around 4 am and so it was hard waking up today. One of the adults in the group, also called Nick , had also been up in the night with the D + V's and looked dreadful . After breakfast we were onto the bus, this time a posh one, with windows and vents for air flow, for a 4 hour trip to a fortified village north or Oaurzazate. Poor Nick had a tough time on the bus having to stop to empty out at various ends in ...
How has this inn rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed