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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... the paved roads we all marveled at how Mediterranean the landscape was, with olive orchards and rolling green hills. We could have easily mistaken it for Greece as opposed to North Africa because the landscape was so similar.
There were checkpoint stations coming out of Fes. Based on my book, the checkpoints serve two purposes: one is to ensure that no tourists are with locals who are not licensed guides or drivers. This helps prevent anyone being taken advantage of ...
Instead of dragging my magic carpet about i decided to post it back to Australia so i made my way down to the post office to try and sort it out. Moroccans speak primarily french and arabic and as i speak none of those trying to despiser the customs information was a bit of a chore but i got there. almost had a minor heart attack when i was told it would cost $150 Australian dollars to post, good thing i got a bit of a bargain on my carpet!! Fingers crossed it gets ...
... I had read about either in the Lonely Planet or Trip Adviser so we decided to try that out. We were not disappointing the food was good and the shakes were awesome!
We started early by seeing the famous tanneries where leathers are made and more importantly dyed using the old and traditional methods (or at least close to them) and all the work is done by hand. It is truly fascinating to watch the dying which is done in large vats using traditional herbs and plants to ...
... The only misstep I detected was the common misunderstanding of what a “vomitorium” was. A vomitorium is not a place Romans went to vomit in-between the courses of a lavish meal. Not only was this practise not common, but Romans had excellent plumbing that was already suitable for that purpose. A vomitorium is actually the entrances to a stadium/ampitheatre. I didn't correct our guide and I still feel guilty about it.
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... that tour we never would have had even known these amazing buildings and fascinating history existed here. I attached some pictures below. I encourage you to Google pictures of the medina in Fez. Its so hard to describe, but essentailly it is hundreds of streets that have hundreds of little shops that sell everything from clothes to copper dishes to furniture to food. These shops are not at all what we have in the US though, ...