The Medina in Fez is the biggest in the world and almost impossible to properly describe except to say that even with a map, one could easily get lost in its labyrinth-like streets, and with donkeys and cats running around free combined with the chaos of sellers it's a sight to behold at least once in your life. We visited bronze artists, tanneries, silk weavers, and bakeries. Then went to a cliff dwelling that was over 500 years old and met the 85 year old owner. The stories of her daily life were fascinating to us westerners (she does her dishes and laundry in the neighborhood fountain and bathes every Thursday at the local hammas). What can we say? Happiness is a way of life, and in her simple life she is very happy and content.