Terre Resort & Spa
Travel Blogs from Marrakech
Got 1st class tix. had compartment to ourselves for awhile--laid down & slept. In Meknes 2 others came in.
Nice driver took us to the Cottages. Difficult to find, but he was very nice.
Got in our cottage, Sylvain showed us around. Went to the pool.
Laid down, not feeling well. A/C not working. Sylvain couldn't get it to work, so we moved to another cottage.
Dinner: chicken & couscous--delish.
We walked. It was hot.
Lunch at (name coming) on way to Jardin Majorelle. I was dying for some iced tea. Of course, there was nothing like that on the menu. I saw someone at a table with a glass of ice, and it occurred to me that I could make my own.
We ordered Salade Variee and The Noir with glasses of ice. The server looked at us with confusion, "Verres? Avec glacons?" Oui. He went over to make the tea, which was right in front of where ...
... Cafe and went there for something cold to drink. We had Coke Lights, and Hunter ordered some hummus for lunch. The heat and my migraine kept my hunger at bay.
We were up on the terrace by ourselves, but then a large group of (highschoolers?) from Bristol, England joined us. We had a good time talking to them. They had been trekking in the Atlas Mountains for three weeks. They are going home tomorrow.
We got to the spa right on time this time. ...
... back to the Medina and a tiring fight through the busy streets to our riad we had a hard goodbye with Sam, Maria and Laura. After their short 8 days at the riad, and I’d only known them for 6 it was one of the hardest goodbyes yet! We’d all become so close, Sam being the first real friend I’d made and Laura who me, Pav and Abi had become really close to. After long hugs and lots of ...
... just nauseating selling machines! He said 1150 dirhams to start with - WHAT??! I'd said to mum about 300! As we had 3 kaftans and a scarf. I said 300 and he wasn't a happy chappy. He said give me a price over 700, I said 700. He said 1050, I said 720, he laughed and said I was Scottish and mum went on the explain that her dad was Scottish so I was a bit Scottish so he was right. Then I said actually I don't even know how much money I've got!!! He was hoping for over 1000 still, ...