Travel Blogs from Marrakech
January 11th to March 9th, 2014 Af-ri-ca! The three syllables are easily reduced to a cliché. An older generation formed their first impression of the dark continent watching buffed American actor Johnny Weissmuller swinging from limb to limb hollering out his supremacy as Lord of the Jungle. Younger people were more likely introduced to her through an animated Disney character with a thick mane ...
... up out of the surging swells of the south Atlantic. The air is heavy with swirling marine mist. Fynbos clings to the flanks of the steep slopes. The soundscape is dominated by the thundering rhythmic crash of the surf. Frigid green water washes the sugary white shore. We scamper along the edge of the continent, peering over the dizzying cliffs to the turbulent sea. Smashed Dutch and Portuguese shipwrecks are hidden in the black volcanic reefs below. ...
... I dropped accidentally dropped my travel purse. And on the run to the train, I also dropped my hobo jacket. I it wasn't for Cam, my trip would have been over then and there, as that purse contains all my important details (such as my passport), and I couldn't bear to travel without my beloved hobo jacket. August 14th: As we missed out on the beds on the overnight train (as you can only book tickets in person at the office and not online), the train ride felt like forever (which ...
... have learned to ignore, say no and not take pictures of things and not ask for advice unless you want to pay, to be ruthless with bartering as they will do you over good and proper if they can!!! I will make sure I research how much things should cost when I go to other countries as we came in a bit blind to this one!! Also don't cross a road without constantly looking, and if you aren't on a road it doesn't matter there will still be scooters and bikes and if there is room ...
After saying a sad farewell to our new friends Khalid & Suzannah it was back on the bus to Marrakech for the next 4-5 hours.
A good trip back through the Atlas mountains and arrived back in Marrackech at 4pm. We were met at the bus by Rahhal from the Riad de la Belle Epoque, our accommodation for the next 2 nights.
On arrival we found out we were the only guests, and were welcomed with traditional mint tea and biscuits!
We had the choice of rooms (the ...
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- Adjoining Rooms
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool