Riad Al Assala Medina
Travel Blogs from Marrakech
... his nose up at my 40 dirham cents. Looked as menacing as a skinny 16 year old can be bless him. Fooded in the square on some heavy gravied tagline and bits, all for about 7 pounds each? Word of warning, free refills of that amazing sweet mint tea will give you diabetes...or at least a buzz that will last a good length of time!! It's not 1:43am been a busy boy! ...
... We left full and appreciative of the good value for money. Plus you couldn't really beat the atmosphere of the place. Getting home was much easier and we slid into our King size bed in our palacial room falling asleep feeling like royalty.
We woke up to have breakfast served to us at the upstairs terrace. It was stunning day. We spent the morning lounging around enjoying the Riad which we had all to ourselves. Except for the three smiling ...
... We were feeling quite full afterwards but there were plenty of cats around waiting for leftovers or spillages on the ground. There were also lots of carts selling local sweets so I got a box to takeaway for later.
On Thursday morning we enjoyed breakfast at the Riad on the terrace top overlooking the roofs of Marrakech. Later in the afternoon we ventured out to the main square again in search of freshly squeezed ...
... from one of him favourite juice bars. He then showed me around the markets and took me to local spots that tourists don't often venture too like hidden parts of the markets where locals shop, the tanneries, places where to buy fresh dates and figs, and even down alley ways where kids were playing football so we could join in and play. It was really cool to see this as by being by myself I was really limited as to what I could do in Marrakech, and certainly going to ...
... will be a challenge to get back to Australia. We graciously accept his gift. Ahmed says that when you are given a gift, you say I will say a prayer for you. Around 6pm it is time to go home. I am pleased to remove my kaftan and change my clothes. There is much kissing and shaking of hands as we say farewell. They have enjoyed their Australian visitors very much. We are overwhelmed by the generosity and care shown to us. We have learned a great deal about hospitality, the Moroccan ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Pets allowed