Travel Blogs from Marrakech
... tourists who have brushed up against her iridescent skin, trampled on her red earth, marvelled at the sharp pinprick points of light in her night sky. Africa is layered and varied and constantly shifting. She is impossible to capture in picture or word. A place that has to be seen, heard, and smelled; requiring patience and astute observation before she is ready to reveal. Africa is a craggy stone ...
March 4th to 8th, 2014 On our return to Cape Town we easily slip into the rhythm. We head to the grungy but colourful Woodstock neighbourhood. We gather with the hip rainbow nation at the Old Biscuit Mill. Local designers sell a wide variety of fashion accessories and housewares including messenger bags made from recycled brown paper and chic bamboo framed sunglasses. This creative entrepreneurial spirit is helping to transform the quality of life for ...
... in return for this and some offering to take you there themselves. Likewise in other counties I've visited, the locals are continually hassling you. I understand this is their culture however I believe they'd do just as well if they didn't hassle the tourist until they ran away. Stay in a riad!! I was extremely pleased with our choice in riad over hotel. A riad is a traditional Moroccan house with a central courtyard, the word comes ...
... taking me because he says the medina is very confusing and it’s easy to get lost in, especially at night.
So the two of us went to the first hostel, which was only two minutes away. When we reached the hostel, the guy asked me for a tip. I told him that I didn’t expect to have to give him a tip, that I thought that he was just helping me for kindness sake, and that I never asked him to help me. The main reason that I did not open my wallet and give him a tip, though, ...
... December where 3 of my friends had their purses stolen on the train, I felt 100% safer in the crowded square of Morocco than I did in a European Capital.
The next day, we started it the same way we did yesterday, with a breakfast on behalf of our Riad. When I say breakfast, I'm talking boiled eggs, traditional bread, cakes, oranges, cereal, yogurt and more. Great way to start the day. Today was one of the best days as we dived into the very depths of the Souqs, in which you ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service