Beautiful chaos. I recommend a “tour guide” your first time here as it is very easy to get lost in these tiny streets and alley ways. In 1147, the Berber Almohades conquered the city, destroying most of the buildings and rebuilding its’ medina. A bustling market with different sections including tile, metal, art, scarves, jewelry, rugs, antiques, teas, oils, etc. Be careful to decipher what “shops” are authentically Berber, and which are actually just items made in china. A tour guide will also help teach you what to look out for…
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Janet Hansen is a designer at New York book publisher Alfred A. Knopf. She also works with clients including New Directions, The New Yorker, and the New York Times. She currently lives in a little old craftsman home in Montclair, New Jersey with her husband and two whippets.
 

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