Advantages: Not as "touristy" as other parts of Morocco, steeped in history, a beautiful city Disadvantages: Beware small children and Moroccan men
...street performers and sampling authentic Moroccan cuisine.
This all appealed...but I wanted somewhere more authentic, less "touristified". I still ended up going to Marrakesh as part of my Morocco trip (review coming soon) but further research convinced me that the city of Fès was a must-visit.
A BRIEF BACKGROUND
Fès is Morocco's third largest city, and the oldest of the Moroccan imperial...
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Review of Fès (Morocco)
Advantages: Great for a relax for a night or two Disadvantages: Not too much to see - a full day and you've done it.
...and as prices on the internet were in excess of £90 each way I contacted the Riad we had booked in Essaouira and arranged two taxi trips through them. Price 65 Euros each way (or approximately £110 in total).
Our trip went very smoothly and I looked out of the window in anticipation as the guide books I had read advised that you could ask the guide to stop for photo opportunities enroute between...
Advantages: Great places to visit, very scenic and picturesque Disadvantages: Prices for taxi fares are expensive, guides just want to take advantage by charging over the top prices for giving useless information
...It all started late one night...
Because Kathy and I were the last two people to order our tickets from www.travelocity.com, we ended up on a 7:30 AM flight from Heathrow to Madrid. This necessitated catching a 4 am bus from Oxford. So, not having slept a wink, Katherine and I met at the Oxford bus station at 3:45 am on the morning of November 30. Although these travel arrangements were less...