Travel Blogs from Marrakech
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... and half keeled over, only to realise it was a toy snake and then could not stop laughing at myself... This was to happen to me again later that evening and whilst my reaction was not as extreme it again came close such was my paranoia about one of the cobras being shoved in my face!
The square was just starting to fill up and the atmosphere was building, we enjoyed dinner close by the square before heading back to the riad where we sat, feet dangling ...
... about 3 hours in Starbucks we continued on to the train station where we hung out in a McDonald’s until our train was ready. (You're probably sensing a theme here but the big international chains never seem to mind how long you hang around in their restaurant for... very handy for travellers.)
In comparison to the overnight trains we have travelled on in India and Vietnam, this once was luxurious. Not only were the mattresses thick and come ...
... to us. We visited the mosque, at least the outside. The French government, when they were in charge of Morocco, made the visit of non-believers to Mosques, illegal. The current government and, I assume, the Islamic community, see no reason to amend the law. We saw the original site of the mosque that was basically gone, materials taken to build the new mosque next to it.
We got to see the contrast between new Marrakesh and old. The rich ...
Day 228 Day totals: 10 hrs, 12.9 kms At the last minute I manage to squeeze in another stop on Marrakech on my way from Agadir to Casablanca in order to finish that last 13 km stretch from Asni to Tahanaout. Not quite as enjoyable as my group hike, as my backpack rips open and I have to sort of carry it under my arm the who way (I manage to find a tailor in Marrakech to fix in--in time for my Big Trip ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service