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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... Old Testament city. Fes was established in 700, and by 800 it was the largest city in the world. At the time, these narrow roads with the tall buildings on both sides were likely the most modern things that the people who visited had ever seen. It had a strong Indiana Jones feel, like a man in a leather jacket should be chasing a man in a fez hat through the streets, while another man steps into a rug shop to disguise himself from the other two. The men working in the shops called out ...
... from its mouth! I understand that it is a very different culture and way of life here, that they probably aren't taught like we are about picking up rubbish, & also that they don't have the rubbish disposal and recycling systems that we have in New Zealand. But I was horrified at the sheer amount there was, it was a real eye opener & quite disappointing to see this otherwise quite lovely and different (to what we have ...
We were a tad nervous walking back to our riad as we had never actually walked it at night. There ended up being a few lights along most of the paths and with our flashlight all was fine.
As we walked home Caleb said "Dinner tonight was the highlight of the week" - I think he could tell Mom and Dad liked having a candle lit meal with full service on a beautiful terrace but still fun to hear.
Last night sleeping in Fez ...
... a hank of silk looped over a nail which has been driven into a wall, the almost invisible thread stretching many metres to where he is teasing it into the finest filaments, using small battery-powered twisters.
The fabric is then woven on looms, the stripes of some of the silks alternating with camel's wool - taken from the caravans of camels from the Sahara – for added texture.Some use chenille or cotton yarn in a contrasting colour which enhances the fabric’s ...
... of photos because around every corner was another pretty picture. Our guide in Rabat said the houses there were painted blue because the colour keeps the mosquitoes away but Hamid said it was because of the Greek invaders. Once they had all been green and white but the Greeks changed it to blue to make it look more Mediterranean. Who should we believe? Anyway after a couple of hours wandering around it was time to hit the road again. We ...