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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... place and souqs). It was what I expected. Quite similar to the Istanbul markets but not as good. I found a shop that sells 100 percent Argan oil so will go back at the end of our tour and get some. I just wandered around checking everything out. I didn't get hassled much at all. I just didn't display much interest and they leave you alone. All those trips to Bali have taught me well. Had a light lunch of orange juice, ...
... if it was ok to but I think it is. The hotel Le grand Imilchil is quite nice. Nothing luxurious but quite ok. The common area and eating areas are lovely. I've got a big twin bed room with a balcony. It's great not being in a dorm. I'm getting too old for that (but you do save a lot of money). The beds are very hard and the pillows are very flat but lucky I've got 2 pillows to use. Just ...
... can hardly walk past a shop without being pressured to buy something. So different from Berber country and our experiences of the last few weeks.
After a small amount of time in the square and souk and after the initial impact you realised it is easier to just say 'no' to everything while not looking in their eyes and they soon realise that you are not going to be taken advantage of. After all they have a window ...
... to be picked up for our tour. We met the group in the main square and made our way for the Atlas Mountains and Sahara dessert. We snagged the front seat (good thing too cause of all the twists and turns in the drive). We made pit stops all along the way for pictures of the mountains and bathroom and drink breaks. In the afternoon we stopped in Zagora and did a little one hour walking tour to see the old town and where they filmed a few movies like ...
... we were quite prepared for the fact that every woman on the beach was completely covered, headscarf, coats, long pants, covered shoes. There were some guys in the water, we weren't game enough to join them! There was one woman (out of hundreds) in a bikini. . . She wandered along seemingly oblivious to the many social boundaries she was crossing. Awkward.
More exploring, an ice cream, and then it was time to head back to Marrakech. All up, a very cool day trip to ...