The Labyrinth of Fes – How to navigate your way through the medina

A donkey carrying gas bottles on its back, passing through one of the main souk streets of Fes.

Evening had crept up on us and before we knew it, the sun was gone and darkness settled over the city. At a certain point I started panicking. Lights were playing on the walls, leaving the imagination to make shapes out of shadows. The streets looked deserted apart from clusters of men sitting on stairs and smoking.

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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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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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