Tag Archives: riad

Marrakesh: the pink city – souqs and luxury (I) – Morocco

02 Mar
Marrakesh: a typical narrow street in the medina

Marrakesh, the first day – the old medina Short Description. From Ville Nouvelle, I went to Djemaa el-Fna Square and the old medina (the area with riads, souqs, and funduqs). There, I visited Douira du Musee Mouassine, Medersa Ali Ben Youssef, and Musee de Marrakesh. In the evening, I met with Mohamed in the central […]

Fes old medina (II): smells and prayers – Morocco

13 Dec
Fes: Borj Nord overlooking the old medina

Fes, the second day – Borj Nord and the old medina Short Description. In the first part of the day, I went to Borj Nord and the Merenids Tombs, then back to Fes-el-Bali. In the old medina, I headed to the souqs’ area (bazaars of all kinds) near Nejjarine Square. Long Description. Every morning, Mohamed served me the standard breakfast. […]

Casa Aya Medina – Fes – Morocco

13 Nov
Casa Aya Medina: with Milouda, Mohammed, and other family members

Casa Aya Medina – Fes Medina Morocco’s cultural and spiritual center, Fes is an outstanding example of a medieval town created during the first centuries of Islamisation in the country – which is why it is part of the UNESCO world cultural heritage. Narrow lanes flanked by high brick walls meander throughout the medina (the […]