Travel Blogs from Fez, Morocco, Morocco

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The Tour Begins, Fez, Morocco travel blog

The Tour Begins

A travel blog entry by kimandmartin

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... as well as entry fees. Meals are extra. Fez (population 1 million) is the religious and cultural centre of Morocco. The highlight of a trip to Fez is touring the Fès el-Bali Medina or old city, the largest living medieval city in the world. A ...

Great name..., Fez, Morocco travel blog

Great name...

A travel blog entry by marktjhung

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... we make it 10000 winding alleys? 1: Well, while we're being sily, why the fuck not? 2: Brilliant. 1: Brilliant. Fez. 10000 winding alleys. 10000 donkeys. 10000 Moroccans bugging you to be their guide. 10000 moments thining that you recognise ...

Purchases, Meknes and Fez, Morocco travel blog

Purchases

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... left of them were their skeletons. They had enclosed these with glass to make them last. Did bodies mean more to them than the ruins ??? Fez We tried to enjoy Fez. Honest. We tried to walk around the Medina, but fake guides would not leave us alone ...

Back from Morocco, Fez, Morocco travel blog

Back from Morocco

A travel blog entry by gymwhite

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... a couple of birthdays in such a labyrinth. You can go to youtube on the Internet and search for the Medina at fez Morocco and take a tour yourself. The guide was very informative and gave us more facts and figures than I could remember ...

fez **, fez, Morocco travel blog

fez **

A travel blog entry by loelai

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fez J'adore cette ville !!! A chaque fois émerveillée par la gentillesse des gens rencontrés, par l'impression de changer d'époque, la quiétude .. Vous pouvez découvrir ici la richesse et la diversité de l'artisanat marocain, à travers les ...

Fez, Fez, Morocco travel blog

Fez

A travel blog entry by joules

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After a fairly long day of travel, I finally arrived in Fez, and had my first proper taste of Morocco (as I spent my time in Tangiers getting food, looking for the tourist information, which was shut anyway, missing the bus to Chefchouen, and subsequently ...

Christmas and New year in Morrocco, Fez, Morocco travel blog

Christmas and New year in Morrocco

A travel blog entry by julesw83

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... the beginning of an adventure for me. Real culture shock, too many propositions to count, a wonderful beautiful country. Starting in Fez, onto Meknes, Tamara for some beach chillin, then Casablanca for a mojito just like in the movie!, then Asilah ...

the day in Fez, Fez, Morocco travel blog

the day in Fez

A travel blog entry by karyn512

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... ; The work was stunning and just for fun we asked the price of one of the fountains... we could buy another trip to Morocco for the price!  She brought us to the ancient leather tannery - seriously gross smell there.  Strangely it's not the ...

The Middle Atlas, Fez, and al-medina, Fez, Morocco travel blog

The Middle Atlas, Fez, and al-medina

A travel blog entry by jaredwall

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... , of course) in the Fez medina, which is the largest medina in Morocco, if not the world, with over 9,000 alleyways. Fez, the capital of Morocco's first Arab dynasty, was founded by Idriss II in 807 AD. Idriss also founded the medina, which is a place of ...

Funky col Medina, Fez, Morocco travel blog

Funky col Medina

A travel blog entry by swedishvagabond

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... between Muslim men and women and much more. We learn that Amina has a Masters in English and is divorced, a more common practice in Morocco these days. As the rain comes to an end e decide to get out and explore more of the magical Medina, in search for ...

Fez, Fez, Morocco travel blog

Fez

A travel blog entry by morocco-reed

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... ;    I want to tell you a story and what I learned from it.  When we were walking around in the old part of Fez called the medina. It is 1,200 years old, very crowded and the streets are about the width of a man with his arms spread out. ...

Is that the stench of rotting animal flesh?, Fez, Morocco travel blog

Is that the stench of rotting animal flesh?

A travel blog entry by melinda2000

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Fez - twisting, narrow streets full of sights, sounds, and most of all, ...

Fez, land of surprises, Fez, Morocco travel blog

Fez, land of surprises

A travel blog entry by hippler

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... have so much more flavor here and in Spain/Portugal than in the states.  I had mentally and physically prepared myself for Fez. Batten down the hatches.  I took all valuables out of my pocket and hid them away and covered my backpack with ...

Amazing Maze, Fez, Morocco travel blog

Amazing Maze

A travel blog entry by shelwar83

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... but luckily didnt take very long getting to fez so it kind of evened itself out. We ignored the guides an touts at the exit of fez station and Clair guided us to the youth hostel. When we arrived, it had a big strong door that was closed and locked and ...

Fez (and Midelt), Fez, Morocco travel blog

Fez (and Midelt)

A travel blog entry by nathan_and_clem

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... with no children yet, and they shared the experience of their weddings. They were both in Imilchil, a Berber village in Morocco where once a year eligible bachelors and bachelorettes gather for the 'mussem', essentially a marriage market. The way they ...

Drive to Fez, Fez, Morocco travel blog

Drive to Fez

A travel blog entry by karyn512

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... of humans.  It was really cool. We went to Ifrane for lunch.  It's a very odd town - called the Switzerland of Morocco because of the architecture. It was built by the French some years ago as a holiday escape and now it's a popular place for ...

By train, bus, and boat!, Fez, Morocco travel blog

By train, bus, and boat!

A travel blog entry by danialw

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    Summary of how to get from Granada to Fez Today was a hectic day of transportation. Woke up at 5:45 am, grabbed the 6:50 am train from Granada to Algeciras, got there at 11:00 am. Then took a shuttle at 11:45 am to Tarifa, got ...

A great day in Fez, Fez, Morocco travel blog

A great day in Fez

A travel blog entry by travelbee

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SHE SAID: Today is our last day in Morocco. We woke up excited to explore Fez and a bit sad that we would be leaving for spain the following morning.  On the way out of the hotel for the medina we were approached by an "official" guide asking to ...

Moroccan Finale, Fez, Chefchaouen, Rabat, Casablanca, Morocco travel blog

Moroccan Finale

A travel blog entry by dan-levitan

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... of Chefchaouen and at the capital, Rabat. Fez is another popular tourist destination and was the ancient capital of Morocco. The most famous place in Fez is known as the Fez el-Bali. It is a huge medina filled with thousands of twisting alleyways and ...

Fending off touts in Fez, Fez, Morocco travel blog

Fending off touts in Fez

A travel blog entry by amber

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... . Hours were spent getting lost in the winding souks, drinking litres and litres of orange juice, and trying the speciality of Fez; pastille, which tunred out to be a beautiful flaky layerd pastry filled with chicken, all topped off with cinnamon and ...

Fez...where have all the women gone?, Fez, Morocco travel blog

Fez...where have all the women gone?

A travel blog entry by kskye1

... window. We learned the hard way in Rabat that windows are very necessary since they don´t have air conditioning or fans in Morocco. So enough about our squalid living conditions. We went to Fez primarily to see the huge Medina. The second day there ...

Morocco movement, Fez, Morocco travel blog

Morocco movement

A travel blog entry by 2aussiesglobal

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Weather: 16C-30C, Sunny We caught the ferry from Algeciras, Spain to Ceuta Morocco on Friday 1st, October passing close by the Rock of Gibraltar. The trip takes about 1½ hours and set us back about 186 Euro for we two Aussies and the camper. There was ...

An Outrage in Fez, Fez, Morocco travel blog

An Outrage in Fez

A travel blog entry by wareameye

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... has one remarkable feature that becomes a favorite photo op. We pile back into the bus for the hour-plus ride to the Imperial City of Fez. The Jnan Palace is to be our residence for two nights. It is the nicest place we have stayed in thus far, and we ...

Wandering the medina of my third imperial city, Fez, Morocco travel blog

Wandering the medina of my third imperial city

A travel blog entry by adamz

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Day 1 From the bus station decided to walk and the first thing I hit were the narrow market streets of the medina. Carrying my pack through large throngs of people once again and hoping not to get lost. Thankfully found a sign to one of the hotels in my ...

Man and Wife, Fez, Morocco travel blog

Man and Wife

A travel blog entry by philiad

... fluidity of Moroccan pricing systems, which we would soon enough discover. The following day and we trained to Fez, billed as the spiritual and cultural centre of Morocco. A few guys on the train offered us endless avice about how to negotiate Fez, ...

The Zen of Shopping in Fez, Fez, Morocco travel blog

The Zen of Shopping in Fez

A travel blog entry by wareameye

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... their hands. We throw some coins. They continue working in a heavy downpour. Continuing on we pass the oldest university in Morocco and the shrine of Moulay Idriss II. There is another shrine and then a visit to the place where woolen Moroccan carpets ...

Ceramics Ceramics and more Ceramics, Fez, Morocco travel blog

Ceramics Ceramics and more Ceramics

A travel blog entry by lizconnie

... shock to the system after spending so long in such beautiful natural surrounds. Two things are a must during a visit to the town of Fez. A visit to a ceramics factory is high on the list, which puts things in a whole new perspective as to what you are ...

Fez, Fez, Morocco travel blog

Fez

A travel blog entry by coco_acg

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Fez, Morocco, September 29, 2007, Fez, Morocco travel blog

Fez, Morocco, September 29, 2007

A travel blog entry by modernnomad67

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... streets.  Our guided visit to Fez began with a stop at the entrance to the Royal Palace, the Dar El-Makhzen, Fez being one of Morocco's four imperial cities.  Our palace tour, though, only went as far as gazing at the glittery gold doors and ...

Arts & Artisans of Fez, Fez, Morocco travel blog

Arts & Artisans of Fez

A travel blog entry by modernnomad67

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... wasn't long until we ended up at a carpet shop.  Ah, Middle Eastern carpet shops!  Whether it's Egypt, Turkey, Morocco, Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan, western China, or wherever, the carpet styles may vary but the process is the same.  You're ...

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