Dar Tafoukt Residence Habiba
Travel Blogs from Marrakech
... we have explored, Africa is a place where the beauty of the natural world overwhelms, catches you in the throat. You enter a transformative space that fosters an awareness of your astonishing insignificance on the planet. There is a touch of melancholy as we jet north. However, we are extremely fortunate, unfairly privileged and immensely grateful to have glimpsed the southern reaches of this magnificent ...
... up out of the surging swells of the south Atlantic. The air is heavy with swirling marine mist. Fynbos clings to the flanks of the steep slopes. The soundscape is dominated by the thundering rhythmic crash of the surf. Frigid green water washes the sugary white shore. We scamper along the edge of the continent, peering over the dizzying cliffs to the turbulent sea. Smashed Dutch and Portuguese shipwrecks are hidden in the black volcanic reefs below. ...
... dip in various sauces, which were quite yummy. But there was also a porridge type thing that was sloppy and quite disgusting. Moroccan tea was also served which, since the main ingredient is mint, I also didn't really enjoy. I was definitely glad that I had eaten breakfast at home. We then continued the drive and while I was listening to my iPod I decided to show everyone some classic Australian rock so we listened to Khe Sanh and ...
... and bike riding maniacs constantly threatening to run them down. At this early hour though, both were in short supply which cleared the way for taxi's not too fussed about their paint jobs. We squeezed our way out of the old medina and back onto the road to the airport.
We checked in for our flight and spent the very last of our currency, right down to the very last dirham on two coffees and croissants. ...
... to Essouira. Nevertheless, we insisted on going to the closer bus station and called his bluff when a bus agent approached the cab and confirmed that there were indeed departures to Essouira from this bus station. No doubt he wanted to take us as far as he could so he can charge us more with the possibility of a return fare. ******.
We bought the tickets and having enough of dealing with crooked cabbies, we decide to walk home. It was getting dark, so we take the ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service