Advantages: Great for a relax for a night or two Disadvantages: Not too much to see - a full day and you've done it.
...the two cities. First, the sprawl of Marrakech seemed to go on for miles, with a lot of half finished new apartments, and space being converted to luxury golf hotels miles from the city centre.
After that we spotted a lot of very arid and poor farmland and then plantations of Argon trees (used for Morocco?s famous oil) before reaching another town with another load of those unfinished housing...
Advantages: Great food and shopping Disadvantages: Perverts, beggars and forceful vendors
...left the hotel. The gastronomy and décor were extremely Moroccan and under this perfectly-constructed illusion, I didn?t feel the need to go out. But it was only when I stepped out on the streets that I began to experience the real Morocco.
PLACES TO VISIT
To get around in Morocco, you can either take a taxi, bus or even horse-drawn carriages. I only tried...
Advantages: Hot, lovely beaches, good trips out of the city. Disadvantages: A clone of any other seaside resort. Predatory men.
Agadir is a city on the Atlantic in The South West of Morocco. I stayed there for a week a while ago and had a very unusual time there. I had been overworking and decided I needed a week's rest. Agadir ticked the boxes, warm, cheap, somewhere I'd never been before, it sounded interesting. I booked it late off the teletext and off I went!
My travel agents in their wisdom...