Morocco 2 – Fes to the High Atlas Mountains May 30th 2016 Entering the medina in Fes, it is possible to allow yourself to be transported back hundreds years to the days when this was one of the world's major market places. The spice stalls with multi-coloured spices heaped into mountains, displays of olives, fruit and a wide variety of vegetables, then the meat stalls where sheep are being butchered right there and chickens, tied by one foot, await their ... read more
Africa » Morocco » Fès-Boulemane » Fes 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
Our travels over the years have often sought out those places that we haven't yet experienced. We have loved chasing new places, but there is a change underway. We continue to enjoy experiencing other cultures along with their food, beverages, history and ways of life but now, having a little more freedom, we will also make more effort to seek out out such things as music events and festivals, particular natural attractions that we have missed and places where we can better appreciate the history of a place and its people.
The attraction of the road less travelled and the place less visit... full info