El Miria Palais Riad
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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Today dawns with a dazzling blue sky and perfect temperatures (low 70s) for our day of touring in Marrakech. We see an historic olive garden, a towering minaret, ancient tombs, a gorgeous palace, a warren of souks, and the vibrant central square. All of this is a full day in itself, but the social whirl dosn't stop. Tonight we ...
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... for the 4-5 hour trip east to Ouarzazate. The scenic journey crossed a high pass through the Atlas Mountains and, as a result, the windows were completely fogged up most of the ride keeping us from properly appreciating the unbelievable presence of roadside snow just days after emerging from a plane into sweltering 28 degree heat. It also made us question the necessity of the groaning but unfortunately highly effective air conditioning system which, despite ...