Travel Blogs from Marrakech
Flight was bog-standard Ryanair. I bagged a window seat and thought I'd settle down for a nice sit down and chill chill with a bit of music. When two northern whales, tatted up to max and smelling like something died plops themselves next to me.....I swear the amount of rings and bangles between them would fetch a house where we were headed. Ugh. Typical brit on ...
... chef had trained with Gordan Ramsey for three years so the degustation was a mix between modern and moroccan. The Sea bass was the stand out but really we couldn't fault anything that was served to us. After dinner we were offered tea in the sitting room we were indulged in a Morrocan past time of Shisha. We walked home smiling from ear to ear totally beaming over what an incredible night it had been.
... out of the Medina to the Majorelle Garden named after the French artist Jacques Majorelle who built himself a house here and designed the gardens. It was later bought by Yves Saint-Laurent and restored. It was a little sanctuary in the middle of complete chaos outside. In fact, when you are in the internal courtyard of a Riad you feel that way too. The streets are completely chaotic here then you go inside and everything is peaceful and ...
... got a taxi back to the medina where Ibrahim pointed out a few things for us to see and do, then we said a final goodbye to him. Apparently the square here has such a different atmosphere at night so we walked around for a bit but decided to get some dinner first. We went to a restaurant called Al Bakaha, which was a crazy expensive place, but served alcohol. After looking at the menu, we decided we'd get one set menu and just share it, but when we ordered, we were told we ...
... into the maze of souks and then away from the main drag - suddenly quiet and where people live, houses and empty alleys. Back to the markets and a quick demo from the wood turner making ornate items. All the kids were given a mini turned piece on a string round their necks. Onto the ironworks - sparks flying and hammers banging, each little workshop packed to the roof with metal and tools. A giant key ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service