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By Suzanna Clarke

The Medina -- the previous urban -- of Fez is the best-preserved, medieval walled urban on the planet. within this shiny Moroccan group, net cafes and cell phones coexist with a maze of donkey-trod alleyways, thousand-year-old sewer structures, and Arab-style homes, lovely with elaborate, 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 beauty, utilizing purely conventional craftsmen and home made fabrics. So starts off a impressive experience that's bewildering, from time to time hilarious, and eventually immensely profitable.
A apartment 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. whilst the riad is eventually again to its former glory, Suzanna reveals she has not only restored an previous condo, but in addition her soul.

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