An afternoon at the Smithsonian – Washington, D.C., 2012

Prior to moving to Morocco I spent a great amount of time running around Washington, D.C. like an overgrown grade-schooler on a one-man field trip. I ran myself ragged across the city visiting the National Air & Space Museum, the National Archives and the National Gallery of Art, amongst others. I had an absolutely fantastic time taking in all that the museums had to offer…or all that I could handle per visit! You could easily spend weeks hopping from one museum to the next and I look forward to visiting them again in the future. Just days before leaving D.C….

FES!

V and I recently ran off to Fes for a quick weekend before our visitors start pouring in.  Three days in Fes is nowhere near enough time to spend getting to know the city – we only scratched the surface of what the amazingly complex city has to offer.  Specifically, Fes is split over three separate parts.  The old city – Fes el Bali – contains the medina and much of the historic offerings of the city.  The new city – Fes Jdid – has a totally different feeling than the old city, as does Ville Nouvelle, the modern French…