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Fes old medina (II): smells and prayers – Morocco

03 Jan
Fes: Borj Nord overlooking the old medina

Fes old medina (part II) This is the continuation of my first diary about the old medina of Fes, Morocco. My first post can be found at the following link Fes old town: smells and prayers (I). Fes, the second day Short Description. I went to Borj Nord and the Merenid Tombs, then back to Fes-el-Bali (the old […]

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Fes old medina (I): smells and prayers – Morocco

17 Dec
Fes old medina: Quaraouiyine Mosque and University - I was not allowed to enter

Fes old medina On September 25, 2015, I flew from Bucharest to Fes early in the morning. I had a stopover in Brussels – Charleroi, the airport dedicated mainly to low-cost flights. People sat and waited for their flight on a concrete parapet in front of the airport. I did the same for a while, […]

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Dar Kamal Chaoui – Bhalil Village – Morocco

03 Dec
Dar Kamal Chaoui – with Kamal Chaoui on the rooftop terrace of the house

Dar Kamal Chaoui – Bhalil Village Dar Kamal Chaoui. Bhalil is apparently a simple Moroccan village, located on the sunny slopes of hills full of olive orchards and ancient caverns. Even though it is overshadowed by Fes’s attraction (one of the most important tourist, cultural, and spiritual centers of Morocco), Bhalil is amazing both by […]

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Casa Aya Medina – Fes – Morocco

17 Nov
Casa Aya Medina - with Milouda, Mohammed, and other family members

Casa Aya Medina – Fes Medina Fes is Morocco’s cultural and spiritual center and it’s an outstanding example of a medieval town created during the first centuries of the Islamisation in the country – which is why it is part of the UNESCO world cultural heritage. The narrow lanes meander chaotically throughout the medina (the […]

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Morocco Travel Planning

13 Sep

Morocco Travel Planning is the summary of my six-week trip to Morocco during the autumn of 2015 (October and a bit of November). The pace of traveling was slow, in accordance with the flexibility I had to go and stay wherever I wanted with a rented car. Morocco Travel Planning – General Planning: My travel planning for Morocco […]

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