Riad Jardin Secret
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- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Multilingual staff
- Concierge desk
- Pets allowed
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... by the fact the shopkeepers were all breaking fast). At the hotel we fondly said our goodbyes as our train was set to depart at 6:45am and only one of the girls coming with us back to Casablanca. We'd be flying out of Morocco tomorrow for Barcelona but would have one more night in Rabat on the way back to rejoin our connecting leg home. As much fun as it has been in Morocco, I am really keen to switch tagines for tapas and do my best to eat a huge amount of another new country's ...
... opulent residence of the Grad Vizier Bou Ahmed and named after the favourite of his 28 wives. The diplomatic area enjoyed a beautiful small garden and like all Moroccan buildings it was bedecked with stunning mosaic work and ornately decorated cedar ceilings. Beyond this was an entertainment room with a high ceiling of stained glass (an influence of the French), a decorative fountain in the middle of the marble floor and a niche for a blindfolded band to entertain ...
... While the peaks were just as shapely as the northeastern end of the High Atlas, there were more pines and less cedar and the volcanic basalt and granite imbued them with much grayer colours. We took the Atlas' highest road crossing (2,260 metres) and had some awesome views at a stop just past the peaks. The area is unsurprisingly tremendously popular with hikers, with beautiful grassy plateaus and a couple of waterfalls fed by the last of the snowmelt. After lunch at ...
... of a corner pointing us forward towards the Maison. I still don't know what that other exhibit was, but as it was close to the madrasa and the Marrakech Museum and more than one person told us to turn around and head back to it, I can only assume that it was a "private" exhibit that was costly to enter and not as impressive as the sellers purported it to be.
After taking the wrong turn at a fork and backtracking, we found the Maison, which was a ...
... where the produce was smelt like the Royal Easter Show, but I'm talking about local creatures. These include iguanas and chameleons caught from the mountains. By now, we were both shattered, so we went back and showered, before heading out for dinner. For dinner, we were accompanied by Swedish bloke Tomas. This worked out really well for us, because he took us into the Marrakech Square, with all the markets (something we didn't really know about). This was unlike anything either ...