Riad el Amine Fes
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... really easily and everything was ace! Fez was really cool but super chilled for us and there isn't loads to report. We spent a large proportion of the time wandering through the medina which is HUGE politely declining offers for accommodation, ***** souvenirs, food, tours, drugs and basically everything you could think of. As well as dodging mules and hurriedly walking through the meat section with its hanging camel legs and testicles, goats heads and live chickens which ...
... seeds, already peeled and ready to eat! What a great treat!
The one hour drive from the hotel took us to one of the most famous Roman ruins in Africa, the former town called Volubilis, which was a Roman city of 20,000 people. The highlight here is the incredibly well preserved mosaics, and the beautiful arches. The city was located here, because it was on a very important trade route between the desert and the sea, and was also surrounded with very ...
... different cities enjoyed status as the capital of the local space. Meknes was one of these capitals and one of the local monarchs created a few lasting monuments to his temporary success.
We started at his granaries, which were huge empty vaults protected by walls several metres thick. It was obviously incredibly important to protect your food source in an era of constant skirmishes. The granary featured an underground water delivery system, a network ...
... is considered one of the finest basilicas in Africa. the massive building is some 42 meters in length and 22 meters in width. The interior is dominated by two rows of columns framing the apses at each end of the building where the magistrates sat. The outer wall of the basilica, which is faced with columns, overlooks the forum where markets were held.
THE CAPITOLINE TEMPLE
The Capitoline Temple lies behind the basilica within ...
... of a freshly murdered chook, barrow boys selling avocados....medina sights!