Tag: weaving

Morocco 2017 – A citadel and a Berber carpet shop…

We depart the Todra Gorge and head toward a magnificent citadel, and yet another carpet loom…

Morocco 2017 – Fez Day 2: tiles, souks and cemeteries…

I’ve been waiting the entire trip to see the Qarawiyyin Library. Established originally as a mosque by Fatima Al-Fihre in 859, it houses 4,000 rare books and manuscripts, and is the oldest working library in the world.

Crossroads Tour – A final bazaar, a last museum, a last day…

I find the Ibrahim Pasa Palace, a building that dates back to the Ottoman period which houses the Islamic Art and Ethnology Museum. It’s a treasure trove that would make my friends Sunjan and Khalja want to move here.