Morocco: a day trip from Fes to Volubilis and Meknes

On Thursday, we took a day trip out of Fes to visit Volubilis, Moulay Idriss and Meknes to the west of Fes.

Day trip from Fes - 15 Oct 15 - 2

We shared a pomegranate with our driver. The seeds were light pink, soft and sweet. Beautiful eating.

Day trip from Fes - 15 Oct 2015 - 1

The 3rd century BC World Heritage listed Roman town of Volubilis houses, among other points of interest, ancient in-situ floor mosaics and olive presses and evidence of great engineering prowess in water reticulation including hot and cold running water.

Volubilis 1

Volubilis 8

Volubilis 2

Volubilis 5 - House of the Acrobat - mosaic

Volubilis 7

 

Heri es-Souani – In Meknes, Moulay Ismail built this amazing structure to house and feed 12,000 horses.

Heri es-Souani 2

Heri es-Souani 1 - granaries and stables

The gate to the city of Meknes.

Meknes 1

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