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9 Fabulous Things to Do in Fez,Morocco

1- History class One of the oldest universities in the world?No, not Oxford.Not Bolognaor famous Cairo.It’s The Karaouine, one of the jewels on the Medina crown. This is where bough revolutionized mathematics. Where astrology was born and reached Europe later with the Moorish rule in Spain. Rumor has it that Plateau and Aristotle’s works reached Europe from here too.Pay tribute…

How to visit the Leather Tanneries in Fez, Morocco

Fez tanneries, for the most part, operate exactly as they did 800 years ago . Using pigeon poop and pomegranates to help soften cow, sheep, goat and camel hides. For centuries, the workers pass their days coloring the skins. Gigantic ancient vants are filled with traditional,ages-old alchemy. They say that the best way to find a leather tannery is to…

5 Reasons to Visit Fez, Morocco’s Most Mysterious City

Visiting Fez was not high on my list of things to di in Morocco. A lot of travelers do not make it that far being distracted by Marrakesh and other more accessible and tourist-oriented parts of Morocco , sadly. I was traveling back in time, embracing history, visiting a northern African Jerusalem. Just a few expressions that can describe what…

Visiting Dades Gorge, Morocco :One of the World’s Most Scenic Roads

What is Dades Gorge? It’s a gorge carved out by the Dadès River in the Atlas Mountains of Morocco. What makes it one of the most scenic roads in the world?A very particular rock formation, dramatic dusty rose color, and an additional embellishment by kasbahs (fortified Moroccan cities) along the route. Driving just some 13 inches from the abyss is…

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