Things to do in Fes, the cultural capital of Morocco

The famous fes hat on the colourful Moroccan tiles

Even Eddy and Patsy had their Moroccan adventure in Marrakech. Casablanca was made famous by the eponymous classic film with Ingrid Bergman who, from all the gin joints in the world, had to walk into Humphrey Bogart’s one. And Tangier? Well I’ll just say William Burroughs wrote his Naked Lunch there.

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Majorelle Garden and Marrakech outside the medina

The vibrance of the Majorelle blue.

In my new blue babouches, wearing a long summer dress I had got for a bargain in a charity shop back home, I have to admit I felt like an under dressed Arabian princess gliding over the dark terra cotta coloured path. The scruffy looking husband in his army shorts and flat cap did not help this image.

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Keeping to the shades of scorching hot Berlin

It was by far the best part of our day, just relaxing with the breeze from the water cooling us down, people milling around enjoying the day, boats swaying in the rhythm of tiny wind made waves.

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