Travel Blogs from Marrakech
We drove from Sale to Marrakesh in about 6 hours. The drive was pretty nice, other than the lightning and rain once it got dark outside. Our hotel (the Adama Hotel) in Marrakesh was unbelievable! We basically had an entire house - living room, kitchen, bedroom and 2 bathrooms with an inner walled courtyard that the rooms opened to. It was very, …
... 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 ...
... to the city. It's still full summer along Clifton Beach. Skinny boys play cricket on the sand. Teenagers in black wetsuits ride the curling wave. Anchored offshore is a small flotilla of pleasure craft packed with bronzed young people. The party is in full swing. We hear its rhythm. We order espresso and fresh fruit tarts at a quaint French bakery in the De Waterkant, Cape Town's garishly painted up gay quarter. We hang out with Nancy, a modern day ...
... would ever make it in a city like this, with a million people, dogs, motorcycles and even donkeys moving around everywhere.
But through a hole in the wall on a street almost forgotten, we enter our hotel. Inside, it is all white and peaceful, with high-ceiling rooms and bathrooms with golden faucets and majestic bathtubs. It is like stepping into a completely different world.
Perhaps it is the contrasts between this and ...
... pasta and a packaged chocolate dessert. I pick at the meal and decide to eat one of Ahmed's bananas. After lunch, I try to get Internet access again. I need to send information to the travel insurance company and have to get it off the Internet. I sneak up to the nurses station and get access, I scurry back when I think I will be seen. I try different methods and finally find a place, I can sit and email. The waiting room is busy today. Friday is prayer day. Many ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility