Tag Archives: Adventure

An Outing Outside of Fes: Meknes

An article I read about the vineyards in Muslim populated Morocco got me interested in Meknes. Despite its religious stricture on consumption, thanks to its gentle climate, generous sun, and rich soil, the Meknes region is home to many vineyards … Continue reading

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An Outing Outside of Fes: Volubilis

It seats on top of some of the most fertile land in the Middle Atlas only 5 kilometers away from Moulay Idriss, situated near Meknes between Fes and Rabat. A site so unexpected, truth to tell. This Roman ruins consist … Continue reading

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How Time Flies…

Has it been a year already?  According to WordPress, I made 23 new posts this year.  Really?  Only 23?  That’s about 2 posts a month, and half of what I posted in 2012.  Not good at all.  I can’t say if … Continue reading

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An Outing Outside of Fes: Moulay Idriss

Credits: Digital sketch by Jen Caputo (http://jencaputo.typepad.com); Papers from Scrapmatters’ Life’s Little Surprises kit — Happy Scrappy Girl, Graham like the Cracker, Haynay Designs Seated comfortably in the van, enjoying the company of family and newfound friends, Lake Chahand we … Continue reading

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Meandering Through Old Fes

You hear the bangs of coppersmiths in the labyrinth souks combined with the beat and clangs of Moroccan music and the constant calls to prayers, add to that the intoxicating smells of fruits, spices, fresh innards and dung, then you … Continue reading

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A Dar in Fes

Credits: Papers by Gwenipooh Designs and Graham Like the Cracker from Scrapmatters’ Life Little Surprises Kit; Elements by Designs by Tater from Scrapmatters’ LLS Kit and journaling snippets by Crystal Wilkerson Founded 1,200 years ago in the northern part of … Continue reading

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Casablanca: Not the Usual Welcome

Credits:  4EVER Bloghop Quickpage by Kelly Mobley Mohamed V International Airport – “No more luggage, finish”, said the porter. “What do you mean? We still don’t have our luggage!” I yelled in frustration. “No anglaise”, he looked at me and … Continue reading

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