Riad Dixneuf La Ksour
Travel Blogs from Marrakech
Flight was bog-standard Ryanair. I bagged a window seat and thought I'd settle down for a nice sit down and chill chill with a bit of music. When two northern whales, tatted up to max and smelling like something died plops themselves next to me.....I swear the amount of rings and bangles between them would fetch a house where we were headed. Ugh. Typical brit on ...
... was only starting to come alive. The square was littered with street performers, henna artists, men with monkeys and a variety of other entertainers. The food market stalls all looked fairly similar and we settled for the first one that offered an English menu. It didn't take long as it was becoming apparent English was much more widely spoken here then the rest of Morocco. Nonetheless we had been extremely impressed with most of the Moroccans we had ...
... as I’ve said before Moroccans aren’t big on street signs) so we ended up having to pay someone to take us there. No one does anything for free here. The Riad is lovely and it is quite nice to be back in a room with a proper sized bed and an ensuite!
In the evening, after having a rest and a shower, we headed out into the famous Place Jemaa el-Fna square. This is another UNESCO World Heritage Site and is also ...
... in the street - all far too compacted for any sort of accurate navigation. After an hour of turning back from dead ends and impassable alleyways, we gave up, reversed with hand on horn to warn anyone in our way for at least quarter of a mile, regained a "proper" road and kept going round the outside of the Medina until we saw a sign for the airport.
With only twenty minutes left, we cut across the traffic to fill ...
Enjoyed a very nice sunset with the Koutoubia Mosque in the background. The sunset call to prayer (the 4th out of 5 a day) was caught on tape.
Decided to walk around and find food. Found a nice poshy place near Narwarma to sit and use the internet, hmmm, for free. This is why this is my first written entry of the trip. Later decided that I was only 3 days away from returning to Asian cuisine and should not buckle now. ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet