VISITING FEZ

We are currently in Fez, the old capital of the country and current spiritual and arts and craft centre of Morocco.  It is a beautiful city about 2,5 hours Northeast of Rabat.

 

View from the roof patio of our riad. True to style, Lili is practicing her cartwheels.    

View from the roof patio of our riad. True to style, Lili is practicing her cartwheels. 

 

Dante and Lili at breakfast at our riad.    

Dante and Lili at breakfast at our riad. 

 

One of the gates to the old Medina. This famous view frames two minarets inside th gate. 

One of the gates to the old Medina. This famous view frames two minarets inside th gate. 

View into the tanneries. Leatherworks are superb here, and all the materials are local. The leather comes mainly from camels, sheep and cows. 

View into the tanneries. Leatherworks are superb here, and all the materials are local. The leather comes mainly from camels, sheep and cows. 

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Lili with a Berber headscarf style. 

View inside a women's craft co-operative carpet showroom. The carpets were so beautiful, and some were being made on site as we visited. I started to feel that a handmade Moroccan carpet would be a great addition to our living room... 

View inside a women's craft co-operative carpet showroom. The carpets were so beautiful, and some were being made on site as we visited. I started to feel that a handmade Moroccan carpet would be a great addition to our living room... 

Buying prickly pears with our fantastic guide Jalil. (That's right - don't even think of touring the medina on your own. You will just get lost and miss many hidden gems).  

Buying prickly pears with our fantastic guide Jalil. (That's right - don't even think of touring the medina on your own. You will just get lost and miss many hidden gems).