By Suzanna Clarke
The Medina -- the previous urban -- of Fez is the best-preserved, medieval walled urban on this planet. inside of this vivid Moroccan neighborhood, net cafes and cellphones coexist with a maze of donkey-trod alleyways, thousand-year-old sewer platforms, and Arab-style homes, wonderful with problematic, if frequently shabby, mosaic paintings.
While traveling in Morocco, Suzanna Clarke and her husband, Sandy, are encouraged to shop for a dilapidated, centuries-old riad in Fez with the purpose of restoring it to its unique beauty, utilizing in simple terms conventional craftsmen and home made fabrics. So starts off a awesome experience that's bewildering, every now and then hilarious, and eventually immensely profitable.
A condo in Fez chronicles their meticulous recovery, however it can also be a trip into Moroccan customs and lore and a window into the lives of its humans as friendships blossom. while the riad is eventually back to its former glory, Suzanna unearths she has not only restored an outdated condominium, but in addition her soul.
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