Fez, Morocco

Morocco: The Tanneries of Fez

Sep 27th, 2012 Featured, On Travel incoherentboy 8 min read

The hustler on the motorbike was getting impatient. He had seen us circling around in our car, and offered to lead us to a parking spot for free, claiming that we were going in the wrong direction. He claimed to be a licensed tourist guide, and I made the mistake of believing him. But he was leading us further and further away from where we wanted to go, and we were getting a distinctly dodgy feeling about the whole thing. So I followed my friend Ding’s advice to stop following him. But he wasn’t one to give up easily, and followed us for more than a kilometre.

Volubilis, Morocco

Morocco: The Ruins Of Volubilis

Aug 29th, 2012 Featured, On Travel incoherentboy 6 min read

Located near the Moroccan town of Meknes, halfway between Rabat and Fez, the abandoned Roman town of Volubilis is marked out by startlingly beautiful, and incredibly well-preserved, mosaics. I visited Volubilis back in April, and the experience was well worth it.