Atlas Mountains, Kasbah Aït Ben Haddou, Kasbah de Taourirt, and Jamaa el Fna

Today we all rose early for our day trip. But there was somebody else in the little bathroom on our level. So we had to wait. Then we ate our breakfast in a rush. A driver from our tour company came to pick us up while we were still eating our breakfast. We got in his van. There were people in there already. He picked someone else up en route to the tour company. Then everyone had to get off … Continue reading >>

Riad, Palais El Baddi, Bab Agnaou, Souks, and Jamaa el Fna

I didn’t have a good sleep again, but I did get settled a little better than last night. I gradually adjusted to the new environment. When the first announcer’s voice woke me up, I couldn’t wait to take a shower because I hadn’t taken a shower since I left home. This Riad had three bathrooms, one on each level. The one on the third floor had a simple shower head by the toilet. The one on the second floor was … Continue reading >>

Riad, Jamaa el Fna, Palais Bahia and Koutoubia mosque

I wasn’t able to have a good sleep, but the rest of the family slept and rested well. The announcer from the nearby Koutoubia mosque called at 6 in the morning. I rose shortly after that. I had a good chance to take a look at the Riad at day break and listen to bird chirping in the quiet morning. I walked out to the terrace and looked the surrounding. The third level had only one customer room with six single beds on … Continue reading >>

Ahlan Marrakech, Morocco, Finally

Our tickets were in two groups. One group had three consecutive seats and the other had two. We couldn’t all sit together. I sat with Adventurer Jr. II and Adventurer Jr. III. A flight attendant gave Adventurer Jr. III a British Airway kid’s care package. There were some crayons and a coloring book inside of a sling bag that had British Airway’s logo. A lady was sitting in front of us with her children, a boy and a girl. They had British … Continue reading >>