Rabat July 26th 2006 Took a 3hr train ride from Fez to Rabat (stayed in Hotel Royal - great location, price and mgmt). The initial purpose of stopping in Rabat instead of going straight through to Marrakesh was to get a ¨rest¨from the dirt, mayhem and filth that we were supposed to experience in Fez - as we wrote in our previous blog, Fez was a great place and no ¨rest¨was required.
Rabat is the capital of M ... read more
Africa » Morocco » Rabat-Salé-Zemmour-Zaer » Rabat In 788, about a century after the Arab conquest of North Africa, successive Moorish dynasties began to rule in Morocco. In the 16th century, the Sa'adi monarchy, particularly under Ahmad AL-MANSUR (1578-1603), repelled foreign invaders and inaugurate... ... read more