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Volubilis is an archaeological site in Morocco situated near Meknes between Fez and Rabat . The nearest town is Moulay Idriss. Volubilis features the best preserved Roman ruins in this part of northern Africa. In 1997 the site was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Volubilis was an important Roman town situated near the westernmost border of Roman conquests. It was built on the site of a previous Carthaginian settlement from ...
... family delivers the gifts/dowries to the Bride's house. Gifts and dowries include cattle,animals,furniture, plate ware, sheets, and household items. They are delivered by the men carrying them above their heads with music through the streets.
Day 2. Day of the Wedding:
Manicure/Pedicure/Hairstyle/Makeup- The Bride is pretty much pampered in the same fashion as American Bride's are on their big day. The only difference is being the bride has at ...
... supposedly disperses some of the powers that the king currently holds. In some of the larger cities there have been large demonstrations both in favor (although it is alleged that pro-constitution rallies are paid for by the government) and against the constitution, but here in Meknes things have been relatively tame (see pictures below). The results? 98% of Moroccans voted in favor of the constitution, with a 70% voter ...
A packed day, an adventure, some chaos, getting lost, protests, gelato, train ride insanity, and (sadly) no wine...
Today we managed to visit three cities, or at least bits of them. Casablanca in the morning, Rabat in the afternoon, and Meknes in the evening. Casa is the economic/business capital of Morocco, Rabat is the administrative/government capital, and Meknes is the wine capital. And I know what you're thinking... wine in ...
... several of the old buildings - I was
surprised by the scale of the site and there were some fantastic and detailed mosaics
which had lay hidden for the best part of 2 millenia. The walking surface was the same
as used in Roman times - your could even see the ruts created by the passing of the
many chariots over the years.
As we headed back there was a hint of drizzle in the air but time for one last shot from
the high point of the site which really helped get ...