Travel Blogs from Marrakech
We hopped into the car (oh sorry, Mustafa) again and headed out for the next stop. We were triple worried about driving into the city of Marrakech. Traffic here is .... Well there aren't really any rules. And round-abouts have no logic like they were meant to. B Cowles did awesome tho. We didn't get in one fight over the hectic traffic, and totally …
Heavy rains in Chefchaouen a short while ago have caused problems with the town's water supply for the past week, so there were some issues with water availability this morning. There would be good water pressure for a few minutes, but then it would drop off to only a drizzle, and it would take several minutes for it to build up sufficient pressure …
... his nose up at my 40 dirham cents. Looked as menacing as a skinny 16 year old can be bless him. Fooded in the square on some heavy gravied tagline and bits, all for about 7 pounds each? Word of warning, free refills of that amazing sweet mint tea will give you diabetes...or at least a buzz that will last a good length of time!! It's not 1:43am been a busy boy! ...
... olives (the Moroccans form of bar nuts). Jane was pleasantly impressed with the standard of Wines the Moroccans could produce - is there anything they can't do? At some stage during the afternoon we heard speakers from around the city turn on as the afternoon prayer session begins. Every mosque projects the prayer so it can be heard city wide, but what is most impressive is the gentle hum of worshippers as they follow prompt. The sound is mesmerising ...
... as it didn’t accurately point to Mecca. The Minaret (a massive pink gueltz stone tower) stood out and you can see it from a lot of places in the Medina.
After walking round a bit more we headed back for a rest before going out in the evening for a meal. Our Riad recommended a restaurant nearby so we headed there for a tagine. We were not disappointed, it had Tripadvisor signs on it so that is always a good ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
Loved it. Down a quiet alley just inside the medina walls, it's a cool experience. Great for budget travelers that want a break from it all and someplace a little more private and clean. Very friendly staff. Mohammad, the owner was very helpful and spoke English.
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