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Travel Blogs from Fes
I've been saving all my money just to take you there
I smell the garden in your hair
Take the train from Casablanca going south
Blowing smoke rings from the corner of my mouth
Coloured cottons hang in the air,
Charming cobras in the square
Stripped djellebas we can wear at home
Well let me hear …
... not the exotic city I had dreamt of, but we were only there for one night before setting of yesterday for this city of Fez. We drove via the Capitol of Morocco, Rabat, which is on the Atalantic and has a pounding surf along with a magnificent royal palace where the current king resides
Today we visited the Medina, or old city of Fez, and thank goodness we had a guide, otherwise we could be in there for a week and still ...
We left Rabat for the day long journey to fes, another imperial capital, known for spiritualism. Our 'discovery' today was a spontaneous stop at a roadside stand where chickens, turkeys, juju nuts and dried thyme were sold. We visited Fatima and her modest house where she cooked us fresh scrambled eggs and thyme. We had the opportunity to ask questions about her life and family. After our visit we stopped in meknes ...
... i arrived at what i thought was the entrance, it turned out to be the back door and surrounded by fencing. I thought it was either climb over or take a long detour to the correct way in. Fortunately the fence had fallen down and i could just walk in a bit further down the path. The site itself was obviously an old Roman ruin but i could almost sense what it must have been like. I put my hand on the floor almost expecting to be taken back in time! Although the site itself is now a ...
Day 1: June 8, 2013
We got up a little bit late, around 10.15, and then we went down for breakfast. The breakfast place was quite nice, it was a terrace, but there were a few people in the hotel, a group of 6 girls from Netherlands and 2 guys that looked like Italians.
We finished breakfast and went back to our room where unintentionally we had a short nap till 12.00. After this we were ready to begin our first walk around Fez. We were ...