Tag Archives: Fez

DON’T TAKE YOUR CAR TO THE KASBAH

“Even big trucks go through there!” said a small boy watching me try to reverse out of the kasbah in Nefta, the great date oasis in southern Tunisia. I had long wanted to travel independently of a press group, and … Continue reading

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10 Must-See places before you Die

I’ve often accused people who compose lists of having little to write about, but a mundane list of the 10 “must see places before you die” (recently published in the travel section of a British broadsheet) has prompted me to … Continue reading

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DAR ANEBAR: AN EXOTIC HOME AWAY FROM HOME IN ANCIENT FEZ

A riad is a traditional house located in the medina – the old residential and commercial heart of ancient towns in Morocco. A typical riad is a three or four storey building whose thick stone walls enclose a central courtyard open … Continue reading

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