Travel Blogs from Essaouira
Had a great breakfast some homemade breads, jams and fruit we then tackled the old battlements - small fort like building along with a tower we could climb for a better view. It was great there were youngsters about playing drums and having a good time. We them walked through the port area the local fisherman were still selling the catch of the day certainly a good mix of ...
... the way. All over Morocco we've passed police check points on the road where they may or may not pull you over to check your vehicle registration. We'd been stopped once before on our ten day trip and Hamid had to show all his paper work, license, registration, insurance, tourist operators license etc, as well as dig out the warning sign from under all our luggage which he has to carry by law in case of break down. Of course all ...
... same) but we have both, on separate occasions been sexually
My advise, if you are looking to come
to Essaouira, Marrakech or Morocco in general is thus:
1) Take a man2) Take a man3) Covering up makes no difference, but
if you don't care about getting a tan, cover EVERYTHING (inc your
face!!), especially if you are pretty!4) Ignore everyone shouting to you. Do
not stop, do not give them the light of day (unless you actually want
... create complete chaos. I wonder what they thought when all us over 40’s appeared, pitched our tents in an orderly manner and plonked ourselves down for a cup of tea?
Tim and I walked into town, had a leisurely lunch on the main square and then re-explored the old town. Nothing much had changed. Still the same quiet shady streets lined with arts and crafts shops mixed in with the occasional music store. Essaouira is a music town and host to ...
... back to the hotel to grab a few things and then would meet us back at the square in a few minutes.
Jason and Mary shared some of the fish with me, and it was very delicious. I definitely plan to do the same thing tomorrow. With their appetites filled, we headed back to the square to meet Ahmagi to follow Jason and Mary back to their hotel to check out their accommodations which they highly praised.
They were staying ...