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We started off by making our way to the west side of the medina. We realized that keeping to the paths with the stalls was best and not to follow the various signs for the place you were trying to get. It took a bit of a while but we got to the garden we expected to. It was interesting to see all of the tress, bamboo and water features in this mid size park versus the lack of vegetation in other parts of Fez. One of the funniest parts of the park was the security guys ...
... Maurice led us through the complicated winding streets of the city to the top of a hill where there is a beautiful panoramic view of the city. While we were walking, he told us about the history of the town and pointed out cool stuff along the way. He told us that the local Berber people used to live in caves in this area, and that houses were often built on top of caves. He point out a house where you could see the back entry had two doors- one to go into the ...
... th century a mosque and royal tombs were added. The Lisbon earthquake of 1755 damaged many of the buildings and now it is a tourist site and gardens. The rain made the steep walk down to the ruins very slippery. The old minaret now provides a cozy place for the storks to nest. The storks seemed to like posing for all the photos or was it they just couldn't be bothered with all the people.
Soon it was ...
I was really looking forward to stopping in Volubilis, the best preserved Roman ruins in Morocco. The site dates to at least 25 BC and perhaps earlier. The drive to Volubilis was only about an hour and a half and as we drove we passed through lots of farmland, olive groves and cork trees. The topography was flat for long stretches, but as we approached the turn to Meknes and Volubilis, the land became quite hilly. We passed through Meknes (we would return after the trip ...
... Mecca, praying 5 times a day, give alms and only one god?). She mentioned that in morocco they are tolerant of other religions and that there is the belief that you will be judged when it is your turn to get into paradise, so it is really just about being a good person. ( I guess that is the basis of most religions, unfortunately there are some fundamentalists out there) Also in the medina you can see the spinning of silk. The silk is ...