Travel Blogs from Fes
... in Florida and they they speak a bit of English. In 6 person first class cabin, we are 5 adults, 4 kids, a big pram, our backpacks and so many suitcases that some have to stand between us on floor. Hot hot air-con not coping. Thank goodness we chose first class. Get another grande taxi to hotel from Fez station. Very nice but far out of town. 200 MAR one way. Swim, sip sweet mint tea. Relax. Lovely spacious room. Dinner at hotel, salads, breads, ...
... the way, we saw a museum with beautiful Moroccan antique weaponry, clothing, chests, etc., and enjoyed a fresh-squeezed orange juice on the rooftop terrace. We also explored a traditional elite house in the medina with its beautiful inlaid tilework, Arabic carvings, keyhole archways, and fountains.
We then wandered up to the famous Blue Gate (Bab BouJaloud), and even found
the restaurant ...
... this medina, I would be lost forever. Sounds like something out of an episode of Doctor Who. We started out in the old Jewish sector of the medina which is near the Royal Palace. King Mohammed VI is a rather young king (in his 40's) and is really well liked by the Moroccan people. They like that he is modernising the country and has implemented new laws giving the people more say in the running of the country. The King doesn't live ...
Left Seville at 7.45am on Sunday morning in darkness. Yes the sun does not rise until later in the day,
Our ferry left at 11.00am and the boat ride took around an hour, we docked in Tangier a large city with over 700,000 people, then we had to put our clocks back 2 hours and face another currency experience. This time it is the Moroccan Dirham. (Worth about 1/8 of the Australian dollar - believe me I am quite confused with all the exchange ...
... Nothing is cooked via pan. Everything is a slow process. So here is what we cooked.
- 9 salads
- carrot salad
- potato salad
- smoked eggplant salad
- cauliflower salad
- green bean salad
- artichoke salad
- fried zucchini
- hot sauce
- beat salad
- lamb couscous with vegetables
- Chicken pastilla with almonds.