By Suzanna Clarke
The Medina -- the previous urban -- of Fez is the best-preserved, medieval walled urban on the planet. inside of this shiny Moroccan group, web cafes and cellphones coexist with a maze of donkey-trod alleyways, thousand-year-old sewer platforms, and Arab-style homes, stunning with tricky, if usually 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 elegance, utilizing in simple terms conventional craftsmen and home made fabrics. So starts off a impressive event that's bewildering, now and then hilarious, and finally immensely profitable.
A residence in Fez chronicles their meticulous recovery, however it is usually a trip into Moroccan customs and lore and a window into the lives of its humans as friendships blossom. while the riad is ultimately again to its former glory, Suzanna unearths she has not only restored an previous residence, but in addition her soul.
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A House in Fez: Building a Life in the Ancient Heart of Morocco by Suzanna Clarke