Club Marmara Agadir
Travel Blogs from Agadir
On se rendait a Agadir pour y voir Helene No2, une amie de Sophie, qui y habite depuis pres d un an. Malheureusement, le timing n a pas joue en notre faveur, elle etait en Fance au moment de notre visite. Heureusement, on a reussi a se parler de vive voix ( desole de t avoir casse les oreilles avec ma rude toux Helene!)
Helene nous a gentillement offert les cles de son chez soi, une belle villa situee dans un quartier residentiel tranquille a 5 minutes de la plage, disons ...
... i did, directly from the airport, thats why i am here and not in agadir
he: we can go to ur hotel
me: but i dont stay in a hotel
he: where u stay?
me: in a room:
he: how much is it?
me: 50 dirham
He sits a while next to me and has given up.
Now it is more important to get out of this without loosing face.
he: im sitting over there and goes back to his towel
now this was of course a long story short, alas the main points ...
... he will introduce me to the best mechanic in morocco. We arrive at 10am sharp Nd he says we have to go for breakfast, after tea and haasha we piled into his car and drive around town being introduced to everyone. Salaam, salaam and that's about it while he rabbits away in arabic for 10 mins while we wait. Hearing the occasional KTM lifts me only to be dropped again when a frown and shake of the head follows. By midday were back at ...
... to Agadir to try and source the oil while I wait for parts. Ho hum they never really put this bit in the motorcycle travel books! Met another a Dutchman working as part of a dredging team, speaks French so has helped organise a truck, great guy! As for the driver, he only speaks Arabic so conversation isn't flowing but we did share a prickly ...
... still with that same crazy drive to play music all around the world.
I continue on south through the same area I hiked through back in 1996. Back then, there were just empty streets and electric lines—not a single house. And I thought “Somebody’s got way too much faith… there’s no way this area is all going to fill up with houses!” Well, now there’s hardly an empty lot in sight, and on the other side ...