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Featured Photo Stories – Morocco

Fes El Bali, a medieval Moroccan Medina in the 21st century

Fes was founded by Idris I two thousand two hundred and twenty three years ago, making it one of the oldest medieval cities on earth. Under the influence of the Andalusians and migrants from Kairouan (Tunisia), Fes grew as a city of Islam, crafts and trades. It is during this period t
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Tourism and Tradition, Medina of Marrakech

Marrakech, Capital of Tourism Marrakech is the most touristic city in Morocco. At peak season, the ochre city attracts thousands of foreigners mostly coming from all over Europe. This is the result of an increase in low cost flights in the last decade. But Marrakech is not like any ot
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The Chouara tannery, Fes

Tanning is one of the oldest traditions in Morocco and Fes. The city is known as a spiritual centre but is also well known for the quality of its art and crafts. Tanning has always been a big industry. In the 14th century, nearly a hundred tanneries were set up in the Medina of Fes. N
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