Riad Dar Beldia
Travel Blogs from Marrakech
... some 60 or 70 years old and because of their quality, were more expensive than new ones. The auction was conducted like a silent auction, with a man carrying each carpet around from vendor to vendor to inspect and make a bid. All the carpets that were going to be auctioned were rolled up and piled up in the middle of the floor, and merchants and vendors sat around and lounged about on them, while those on display were being ...
Our trip today included a stop at Ouarzazate, which has some of Africa's largest film studios, so is commonly called Ouallywood. We also had a long break at Ait Benhaddou, a traditional mud brick kasbah that is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site, and often used as a replacement for Jerusalem in movies, some of the movies filmed here are Lawrence of Arabia, Gladiator and ...
... about why Tangiers was decked in flags, the popularity of the King and the excitement at his eminent arrival. We were acknowledged, looked in the eye and approached with curiosity and offers of help. Of course some of these friendly approaches ended in requests for Dirhum, but in a country where the majority have less rather than more its not surprising, definitely not threatening.
Tangiers beach was a splash of colour, families picnicing ...
... contradiction: harsh and cruel and unforgiving yet nourishing, symbiotic and ultimately resilient. Our visit here was brief but long enough to flood our imaginations. Her people are generous and warm but, like so many of us, deeply stained by a narrative of plunder and oppression. Her land is open and wild, at times bordering on the mythological. Her abundance of life in incomprehensible. Unlike any ...
... When they finished, the ladies kept asking for more money and even offered to go back to our hostel with us to get more money. It was really strange and actually kind of annoying that they wouldn't leave us alone. I have never had a legit henna tattoo before and boy, was this one quite the experience. It pretty much dried like puffy paint and I later had to wash the top layer off. A week and a half later, it is still very noticeable on my hand and I ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility