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Voice of the voiceless in Volubilis

April 5th 2019
Endurance pierces marble ~ Moroccan Proverb HE SAID... Today we were travelling northwest from Moulay Idriss to Volubilis. We emerged from the steep narrow lanes of Moulay Idriss around 9:30am, piled our packs into a waiting taxi and made our way towards the archaeological site of Volubilis, a mere 10 minute drive from the intriguing hillside village we loved so ... read more
Africa » Morocco » Meknès-Tafilalet » Volubilis

Moroccan Flag 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
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18th June 2019

We liked the vibe
We thought these were interesting ruins and liked the vibe. Morocco is rich in history and architecture.
18th June 2019

Re: We liked the vibe
Yes the ruins had a lovely feel about them. On the one hand I thought the mosaics and some of the buildings needed to be better protected from the elements and the tourists... but the casual air of the site added very much to the lovely relaxed feel of the ruins.

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