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... are so busy though and it is fun to be a part of it, however Fez has very few tourists in it so it is rather daunting to be one of very few white people. Inside of the Medina in Fez there are no bikes or anything allowed, so there are only Donkeys to move things around. It is genuinely enormous with so many little streets and so many people, it is completely packed. One evening, I decided to go walking along the rooftops of the buildings from the terrace of my hostel. I ...
... modern highway or roadway. The countryside is strewn with plastic bags though. Along the railway tracks anywhere is never a glamorous zone but here there are bags and litter everywhere.Very few of the houses have glass in the windows. It gives buildings a totally different look. They often have shutters or lattice, either wooden or in concrete, but rarely do I see windows. I suppose it doesn't rain that much here and without glass there is always some air flow ...
... t a safe place for women. Women get hassled a lot here, especially alone, so they advised me to always be with others if possible. Needless to say I never left the hostel alone, and was usually accompanied by a male. The medina in Fes was the most confusing thing I have ever experienced. No one could possibly navigate the medina themselves so you had to get a tour. If you tried to navigate your own way around it you could be lost in there for days. Literally. The locals know this ...
... into the parking lot for the site, which was filled with half a dozen tour buses and a handful of other cars. Traveling in November was proving to have the advantage of small crowds in addition to the more mild weather.
Our driver indicated that he knew a guide that spoke English and went and negotiated the price for us, which was 150 dirhams, or $17, for an hour tour for the four of us. We paid the admission into the site, which was 20 dirhams per person. Our guide was ...
... for the elaborate walls, palaces and related complexes he built, which underscores why so many rulers around the world have focused their efforts on monumental construction projects during their respective reigns — it is kind of a grasp at immortality.
Our last stop was a great traditional pottery factory, where we added a few new dishes for the collection at our new home.
Two great days in Fez and the surroundings, and we are off on another adventure tomorrow ...