- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
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By lunch we have arrived in Marrakech. Sophie and Courtney are yet to discover the sites so we head back to the main square for another round. This time we head into a spice store and are shown many different spices and perfumes and made a delicious tea. We all walk away with a few things and I am happy to grab some saffron to take home. As we wander along references are made to us being the Spice Girls (it is the afternoon so they are beginning ...
After two nights in Zagora, we started our way back northwest and ended up again in the seeming middle of nowhere. Our accomodations, the Kasbah Air Ben Damietta, was a wonderful place, run by a French woman; so the cuisine de haute was French - steak!
We also stopped at the Atlas Movie Studio outside of, here comes that name again, Ouarzazate. Lawrence of Arabia, Cleopatra, and Patton, among other, were filmed, at least in part, here.
Friday, April 10
You know, the flights looked simple and direct enough. Seattle-Paris-Casablanca-Marrakech. It think it was the two 4-hour layovers enroute, especially the one is Casa, that just tired me out. The domestic waiting area is one vast and fairly dark room with a small cafe and numerous gates leading to buses that take you to your flight. Four hours was just a bit (no a ...
... town) and need to walk the last 5 minutes or so to the Riad which is down a few narrow alley ways. It's interesting as you step from the alley through the door into the Riad and into another world which you could not even imagine being there from the street.
UMM WHAT IS THIS RIAD YOU KEEP MENTIONING?
A Riad is a traditional house or palace that has an internal courtyard/garden (Riad I beleive actually close to the Arabic word for ...
... desperately needed to rehydrate, so we headed back into the medina for some ice cold refreshments. This was followed by more walking and climbing, only this time it was up a massive flight of stairs, up to the city wall, which looks over the whole city. We wandered around here and enjoyed the views for a whole before heading back into the medina. On our way back into the sea of blue buildings, we were nearly knocked over by a group of mountain goats walking up the streets, ...