Hotel Orson Welles
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... t question their generosity.
The pre-booking service costs more but it got us on. During peak season, you often need to book 1 day prior. No web service.
On the way the coach stopped at an Argan Oil outlet. Although discount given, it still costs double what you can get in town. So in hindsight, Debbie should not have purchased on route.
Then another stop to see the goats in the tree. The ...
Day 7 and we were leaving the mountains and riding on a high plain called the Plateau de Kik and down off the plain in a series of switchbacks. Lots of grazing herd of sheep and goats and we had to make a short stop as a herd of sheep crossed the road in front of us - and hang gliders overhead. Bob had to quickly dodge a chicken as it darted across the road in from of him. Not usual for our cycling in Canada - but then, neither ...
... parted for a fish eating experience near the port, where fish vendors loudly called out to one and all, even at spying us quite some distance away, a mad and intense cacophany of noise. How crazy was that!
We strolled on the beach, on lovely golden sands that stretched to infinity. How beautiful it was. Essaouira is a treat, a white and light town with its air of happy cosmopolitanism and its hot sunny beach.
I splashed about, paddling in the cool ...
... sits in the middle of a massive road / civic infrastructure effort and it transpires that the resort fires up in May, hence the feverish final last minute building around the tourist areas. At least if it was busier the hustlers would be able to spend less time on each of their victims.
I guess if one was plopped here by an iron bird the attention might be a novelty? Or perhaps I’m more of as ‘Long Way North’ sort of ...
... roof terrace, with great views of the Atlantic, a refreshing sea breeze and the occasional pesky seagull trying to steal our pancakes!
After breakfast, we walked up onto the city walls via the ramparts at Skala de la Ville. There were lots of brass / bronze cannons lining the city walls and even more great views of the Atlantic, with dozens of seagulls flying overhead. After looking around the walls, we headed down into the Medina and towards the port via ...