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Moroccan-Architecture

Excursions from Fes

Morocco’s Traditional Ceramic Crafts: Pottery and Zellige Tilework

03/23/2015 by Ellen

Morocco is well-known for the variety and quality of its traditional arts and crafts. Fes in particular is renowned for the craftsmanship of silver teapots and trays, leather, copper and embroidery, and of course, ceramics. A visit to the Pottery Village cooperatives in Fes highlights the art of Moroccan ceramics, both pottery and zellige tilework.

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Chefchaouen: Morocco’s Blue City in the Rif Mountains

03/15/2015 by Ellen

Chefchaouen, Morocco's Blue Pearl, is a charming town to explore with its calm and serene blue walls against the backdrop of the rugged Rif Mountains.

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Day Trip from Fes to Taza, and Everywhere in Between!

02/21/2015 by Ellen

UNEXPECTED FREE DAY IN FES: TAZA DAY TRIP A few weeks ago, when a morning meeting was unexpectedly canceled, Jamal and I found ourselves with some free time. What better way to spend the day than to take a road trip to Taza and visit the nearby Friouato Caves!

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