Tag Archives: Fez

FEZ: jewel in the imperial crown of Morocco

To visit Morocco without seeing the historic capital of Fez is like eating a birthday cake without the icing. Fez is a gem. Some people might even say it is the jewel in the crown of the Kingdom of Morocco. The city was … Continue reading

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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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