Morocco: The Blooper Reel

After most holidays, you need to take an afternoon to sort through the ocean of photographs, cutting the good shots from the fray. You end up with a collection of really good memories,… Continue reading

Fes (or Fez)

Spelt Fes or Fez, the city was originally actually called Fas and formed part of a split settlement across the Jawhar river. Hailed as the cultural and Islamic capital of Morocco as well… Continue reading

Tangier to Chefchaouen

Considering we were in a sweltering 4 bunk cabin with an elderly Mohammed beneath us continuously attempting to clear his throat, sleep endured till dawn. I awoke feeling like the wrong end of… Continue reading

The High Atlas, Ouarzazate and Ait Ben Haddou

After a good nights rest it was time for another early start, a trend forming in our time in Morocco. We were dressed and packed, waiting in the small opening of the Riads… Continue reading

Marrakech

We set off at 3.15am in the dead of night. Our boiler had broken the day before so my mornings preparations involved using a kettle and bucket to shower ahead of a long… Continue reading

The Kingdom of Morocco: Travelled in a week

I have returned unscathed and culturally refuelled from what I now regard as one of the most diverse countries that I have had the pleasure to explore. Before I reveal my experiences and… Continue reading

Morocco: The Prelude

I leave on Thursday for the hopefully sunny and warm lands that are known as The Kingdom of Morocco. The north African country has always remained a mysterious place in my mind. Towns… Continue reading

Travel Well: Health

I’m off to Morocco this week and I realised I was getting all my clothes and electronics packed but there was a serious¬†ingredient¬†missing from my list. Good health. Fortunately, whether it is from… Continue reading

Spring begins and the sun sets

I’ve always been told that late afternoons are perfect for good photographs. The setting sun ensures a good balance of shadows and just enough light. But it is a brief window. You need… Continue reading