Travel Blogs from Marrakech
Got 1st class tix. had compartment to ourselves for awhile--laid down & slept. In Meknes 2 others came in.
Nice driver took us to the Cottages. Difficult to find, but he was very nice.
Got in our cottage, Sylvain showed us around. Went to the pool.
Laid down, not feeling well. A/C not working. Sylvain couldn't get it to work, so we moved to another cottage.
Dinner: chicken & couscous--delish.
We walked. It was hot.
Lunch at (name coming) on way to Jardin Majorelle. I was dying for some iced tea. Of course, there was nothing like that on the menu. I saw someone at a table with a glass of ice, and it occurred to me that I could make my own.
We ordered Salade Variee and The Noir with glasses of ice. The server looked at us with confusion, "Verres? Avec glacons?" Oui. He went over to make the tea, which was right in front of where ...
We had breakfast at the Riad at around 9 am. It was quite good with different breads/pastries, fresh orange juice, grapes, figs, a plum, English breakfast tea, fig and apricot jams, butter, and pancakes. There was also yogurt and cheese, but we didn't eat that--no more dairy for us.
Our host asked if I wanted him to get our train tickets for the 31st. He said because of Ramadan, the tickets might go quickly. So, of course, I said yes. I found out that only ...
... but kept our distance for indigo's sake. Bags of clothes were being sold to a scrum of locals all shouting and buying. Storytellers and musicians also attracting large groups of the local people. This is the place to be in Marrakech, for the men at least. A most beautiful sunset over the square as we had a mint tea. We queued to catch the bus back to the hotel. Lahcen told us to be aware of ...
So on the 28th of February Club Adventure visited Bahia Palace and the Museum of Moroccan Arts (Dar Si Said). The palace has some very unique architecture that was not dissimilar to that inside the mosque, a lot of arches and tile mosaics. This however was a home so had many different features, such as various bedrooms and courtyards ...