Riad Ambre Et Epices
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! ...
... olives (the Moroccans form of bar nuts). Jane was pleasantly impressed with the standard of Wines the Moroccans could produce - is there anything they can't do? At some stage during the afternoon we heard speakers from around the city turn on as the afternoon prayer session begins. Every mosque projects the prayer so it can be heard city wide, but what is most impressive is the gentle hum of worshippers as they follow prompt. The sound is mesmerising ...
... as it didn’t accurately point to Mecca. The Minaret (a massive pink gueltz stone tower) stood out and you can see it from a lot of places in the Medina.
After walking round a bit more we headed back for a rest before going out in the evening for a meal. Our Riad recommended a restaurant nearby so we headed there for a tagine. We were not disappointed, it had Tripadvisor signs on it so that is always a good ...
... all that different from any other third world country where everyone is poor. If you know certain things going into it... It's easier to deal with. We knew we'd get hassled for money just for watching the snake charmers... Ok. Fine, it was a must see. We knew we'd get hassled for henna and totally avoided the scam of them giving me a "free sample" on the hand. We knew we'd get asked for it at every souk stall we passed. But honestly, when we said "no thanks", smiled and wished them ...
... heading to the Majorelle Gardens. It's a calming collection of various palm trees and cacti that's not only easy and relaxing to wander through, but also different from the botanical gardens that most of us are used to visiting.
We split off after that, with 2 of us returning to the souks with the plan on heading over to the Jewish Quarter in the Old Town. After a brief adventure venturing and finding small squares and other shops, we returned to the main square where ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service