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... Empire. At one point historians say that nearly 20,000 people were settled here. The Romans got tired of defending their interests so far from home and around 280 they abandoned the town to its indigenous inhabitants – the Berbers, Jews and Syrians. The town flourished and had all the trappings for the well-heeled ancient Moroccans until its riches in mosaic, marble and granite began to be plundered for the palaces of nearby Fez. Finally, the ...
... population are Muslim, all religions live harmoniously, including a large number of Christians and Jews. Samir is very willing to explain his faith and culture and contrary to what I thought, women are not subservient to men. I feel very safe walking in our group and have not felt threatened at all. This is the most surprising part of all. Hopefully you wont be bored with the pictures and if interested, I have MANY more! Tomorrow its off to the blue city of Chefchouen - cant ...
... embroidered furnishings. We were further greeted by the manager of the establishment who shortly showed us up the spiralling stairs to our abode for the nights ahead. It featured a gargantuan bed with draping silk curtains as white as the teeth of Simon Cowell after a fresh bleaching and brightly coloured stained glass windows that filled the room with a plethora of different hues with every ray of light. After shedding our heavy load ...
... on in the regularly repainted blue buildings.
Here the only downside was that it smelled heavily of cat urine because there were 100's of wild felines running around all sickly and skinny looking. To me, it was sad to see because I love little kitties so much. I also saw chickens (ALIVE) tied to each other's feet lying in the dirt, which made me turn vegetarian for the rest of the trip.
IN Chedchauen, we had an adorable tour ...
... about them. We had a fantastic, captivating guide and not only were the ancient ruins unbelievable, the vista back over the surrounding countryside and up to Moulay Idress had us spellbound.
We were starting to get the essence of Morocco.
Highlights of Rabat and Meknes:
- Terrace view and pastries
- The Kasbah
- Meknes medina
- Moulay Idriss lunch with the Berber family