Marrakesh, Fez and Rabat
List price £12.99 Buy Now
- 25th July 2010
- 304 pages - 210 x 140 xmm
- Cadogan Guides
This title feature a dynamic two-color layout for easy navigation. The color section gives a photographic overview of the region, together with special features of the region, tailored itineraries and lists of the best things to do. It features full-color touring maps of the whole region. It has extensive listings of hotels and restaurants - all personally recommended for a really local flavor. It contains 'Top Don't Miss' sights for each regional chapter, plus 'Author Choices' of personal favorite places to stay and eat. It explores the winding alleys and interlocking courtyards of each of the three imperial cities. It helps you discover the snake charmers and magicians of Marrakesh, the hidden shrines and spice markets of medieval Fez, and the elegant monuments of modern-minded Rabat. It includes detailed coverage of nearby day-trip destinations from each of the three cities, including the Ourika Valley, Essaouira, Meknes, and Casablanca.
1) Introduction; 2) History; 3) Topics; 4) Travel; 5) Practical A - Z; 6) Marrakesh; 7) Fez; 8) Rabat; 9) Chronology; 10) Glossary of Islamic and Moroccan Terms; 11) Further Reading; 12) Language; 13) Index.
Barnaby Rogerson first visited Morocco aged 16 and has been going back ever since. Over the last two decades he has found the time to write a history of North Africa and lay pebble floors in grottoes, as well as writing Cadogan's guide to Morocco. He lives in London.