Daily Archives: April 6, 2011

Adventures in Essaouira

Blue Boats in Essaouira, Morocco

Fishing Boats in Essaouira harbor Our Ryanair flight from Madrid landed in early in Marrakesh, but we immediately got a ride to the coastal city of Essaouira. We had arranged for a taxi pick up in advance. (It cost about 50 euros split between the 3 of us, which was ideal since we couldn’t use the Marrakesh to Essaouira but because we were coming from the Airport and not the city center. For the ride back it was easy to locate the bus and buy one way tickets.) The ride in the cab was about two hours, and after two strait days of travel we were happy to get … Read More

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24 hours in Madrid

As I mentioned in my previous post, due to the high cost of airfare to Morocco, we ended up getting round trip flights to Madrid and then using the discount carrier, Ryanair to get to Morocco. This meant we had a 24 hour layover in Madrid. Amazing. Streets of Madrid Madrid is a beautiful city and we had great weather. Unfortunately, RS and I had had a bit of a rough flight without much sleep and perhaps a bit too much fun and needed to take a long nap after arriving at 8am. AM headed off to see the a … Read More

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