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What a beautiful introduction to Moroccan style! Lovely rooms in a refurbished 16th (??) century riad, just inside the gates of the fantastic Fes medina. We had excellent dinner and breakfast here, too. Watch the stairs, and thank heavens for the lovely staff who carried our luggage up and down!!
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We had a whole day to explore the Fes medina with Faoud, our guide from Explore. Before we dove into the winding streets, we toured some other sites, including the ancient casbah from where you get a fantastic view of the whole medina.
Tuesday morning, our guide Faoud gathers us from the Riad. He is a native of Fes (they prefer Fes for the …
After our hotel breakfast, Rasheed whisked is away in our private mini van to Meknes, where we had a great tour of the highlights of the best preserved ancient walled city, where we also did our first shopping. We bought a few things from local Jewish and Berber artisans, but back at the car, straightened out our math and realized they were more …
... and a cup of coffee. The coffee was quite welcome to give us the boost of energy to start the day.
By the time we finished breakfast our guide had arrived to take us on an artisanal tour of the medina. Karim, the owner of the guesthouse, was at first concerned that we had hired a guide that he had not heard of. So he warned us against buying anything while on the tour, since it’s a common scam for guides to take tourists to places run by their friends, who then give ...
... amp; the rest of the group went to an artisan jeweller where the ladies fell in love with a lot of the stock. Then lastly went to a traditional pharmacy which was really quite cool seeing all the remedies and cures that have been used for over a 1000 years. While everyone carried on with the jewellery & the pharmacy I (Katie) and Kate (a friend from our group) went to have Hamam together. It was the most amazing, relaxing experience! Hamam is a Moroccan ritual that ...
... 20 years and has a daughter still there. He spoke French and English among other languages and had one of his staff give is a tour of the rooms and the terrace where dinner is served. The rooms were large and looked very luxurious versus our dwelling for the last several days. There are seven rooms in total. The terrace was lovely and we booked for 7:30pm.
While Christine was shopping for a head scarf in the market Caleb and I took ...