Villa El Arsa
Travel Blogs from Marrakech
... 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! ...
... We left full and appreciative of the good value for money. Plus you couldn't really beat the atmosphere of the place. Getting home was much easier and we slid into our King size bed in our palacial room falling asleep feeling like royalty.
We woke up to have breakfast served to us at the upstairs terrace. It was stunning day. We spent the morning lounging around enjoying the Riad which we had all to ourselves. Except for the three smiling ...
... We were feeling quite full afterwards but there were plenty of cats around waiting for leftovers or spillages on the ground. There were also lots of carts selling local sweets so I got a box to takeaway for later.
On Thursday morning we enjoyed breakfast at the Riad on the terrace top overlooking the roofs of Marrakech. Later in the afternoon we ventured out to the main square again in search of freshly squeezed ...
... in the morning, which was a gorgeous, luscious green garden. However, most of the cacti were from Mexico…ironic.
Zeus and I went for a hammam, or body scrub. I must admit the one we got in Suncheon, South Korea was way better. But I suppose that's because we opted for the cheapest option in Marrakesh, which didn’t include the massage with lotions and oils after the scrub. We wanted to go in together, so took off our ...
boulangerie/ patisserie next door for bread and pastries for lunch,
and the afternoon reading and relaxing in the heat. Discovered the
local market tonight - no keyrings for sale here, we bought tomatoes
and cucumbers and eggs and olives from big piles of olives, and dates
and fresh juicy oranges, mostly from sellers who don't speak French so
we handed over some coins and they handed back hopefully the right
change. I love markets. and so far, I love Morocco.