Villa El Arsa
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TravelPod Member ReviewsVilla El Arsa Marrakech
Incredible! Stayed here for our first two nights in Morocco and our final night. Noel and Fabrice are very warm, welcoming and friendly and ensure your stay at Villa El Arsa is a memorable one!
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An early start of 2am for the flight from Stansted to Marrakech. And despite feeling the effects of the Oktoberfest steins and the sleepless night on the bus back from Munich, I still struggled to sleep on the plane throughout the three-and-a-half hour flight!
Customs on arrival took over an hour to clear, and with that out of the way the …
... Top priority is avoiding Libyan airspace. So our flight path will take us over Alexandria toward Crete and along the Mediterranean Sea to arrive in Morrocco this evening just in time for dinner and bed. So happy to be back on Big Blue enjoying my Bailey's on the rocks right now! Today's on board lectures: Jay Dickman--Photographing People Rob Hernandez--Morocco: The Crossroads Empire Arrived at Marrakesh airport around 5pm. Reddish colored buildings dot ...
... 8212; marinated eggplant — to the local delicacies — veal liver and lamb brains! Neither of us like liver (except for foie gras), so we pass on that salad, but the lamb brains are actually quite tasty (having the consistency of a feta cheese). We wouldn’t order them on a consistent basis, but it is fun to try another local delicacy.
After a great meal and fun evening, we take our van home for a good night’s sleep at La ...
... into the chaos of Marrakesh, where we were descended upon by taxi driving racketeers, who demanded 10 euros for what we knew was only a 20 dirham ride.
We had to walk quite some way to find a genuine taxi driver who would accept us for the proper price.
And so we arrived back to the Bab Ailen (Aileens Gateway) and our lovely riad.
Soon enough we were venturing out again into the medina, along narrow pink and orange ...
... was a relief or a regret but it was nice to be contemplating it over a glass of red!
The trip back to our respective homes was uneventful and less arduous for landing back at Gatwick in London's south. Although the flight itself was only a few hours long, it was dinner time when I walked back through the door at Vic and Pete's, just in time for fish (or Linda McCartney pie) and chips! Ah, it's good to be home.