Riad Dar Beldia
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... i dziesiatki pojazdow dwukolowych. Poruszanie sie po coraz mniejszych alejkach tego wielkiego targowiska moze poczatkowo sprawiac trudnosci ale trzeba po prostu poddac sie i plynac z nurtem... Zachwycajac sie kolorowymi straganami, zapachami przypraw, kadzidel i olejkow trzeba jednak caly czas pilnowac swoich toreb/plecakow, bo chociaz wszyscy sie do Ciebie usmiechaja i wolaja do Ciebie "my friend", to licho nie spi... Takie miejsca ...
... Saadian dynasty Mohamed ech Sheikh.
THE BAHIA PALACE
We were rapidly entering the "Must We?" phase of our Marrakech tour when Mohamed dropped us off at the Bahia Palace. This time at least we knew that we were at the Royal or Bahia Palace.
Interestingly, the Bahia Palace was originally built in 1866–7 for Si Moussa, a former negro slave who amazingly for his day, rose to become the then king's chamberlain, and ...
... stopped for a non moroccan lunch of pizza at a small cafe just five minutes from the palace. El Bahia means "The Beautiful" in Arabic and it is, but it is the painted, carved wooden ceilings that are unusual and most striking when you walk through each of the rooms, slightly reminiscent of a Tibetan monastery. Despite being a palace and having a lot of rooms, every single ceiling is different; no two rooms the same.
... and the one right across the ways.
I lost our group near the end and ended up at a stall selling snails, so stopped off to sample some. Boiled in an herbal concoction, it made for a good snack before I continued on. In a group, it can be a good idea to have preplanned meeting points as we did, but I ended up running into my friends again as we continued through more shops just off the square.
With the 1st shopping expedition completed, we stopped off for ...
... br> And then came the best bit - eating! We sat around a long table and got stuck into a meal so delicious none of us quite believed we'd made it ourselves (albeit with a lot of help and preparation by the ladies from Souk Cuisine). We were even treated to a few bottles of Moroccan wine which was strange to see given the tough laws around alcohol consumption. As we ate, we talked about our various travels. The other couples had only just arrived and were asking Liz and I ...