Monthly Archives: September 2011

Lasshan's Camel

Day 132: Trekking with Mustafa, Fatima and Bob Marley

Tinghir – Gorge Todra – Tinghir, Morocco Lasshan met us this morning and we he took us for a trip up into the gorges. On either side of us rock faces shot up to great highest and left us feeling shrunken in the landscape. Walking […]


Day 131: Pistols At Dawn

Merzouga – El Rissani – Erfoud – Tinghir, Morocco Dune of Merzouga Part 2 3 AM I wake up to the wind is roaring over top of our campsite and a mouth full of sand. The storm we had been watching from the dunes had […]

A man and his camel

Day 130: Going Places, Meeting Camels, Doing Things

Fes – El Rissani – Merzouga – Erg Chebbi, Morocco  Welcome to the 2 part special Edition where Elys and I bring you as close to our desert adventure as the internet allows.  Leaving Fes around 9 we were departing on a 9 hour bus […]

Smell Good

Day 129: A Certain Shade Of Funk

Fes, Morocco Today our host wanted to show us around the medina but she was feeling a bit under the weather. She introduced us to a few of her friends who were glad to take us around old town and show us some of the […]

Didn't have to pay to take this one

Day 128: “For You My Friend, I Make A Very Special Price”

Fez – Meknes – Volubilis – Moulay Idriss – Fes, Morocco It seemed as if today was not my day. I forgot how overwhelming the big cities can be.  It’s almost impossible to avoid running into shop owners who persist on playing “Lets Make a […]

Blue skies, backpacks, weary travelers

Day 127: Been Waiting on The Bus All Day

Asilah – One million hours later – Fes, Morocco I feel like I should move to Asilah, learn how to surf and spend the rest of my days as a bum on Paradise Beach….but its once again time to move onwards. Q)The destination for today? […]


Day 126: Life Is A Beach

Asilah – Paradise Beach – Asilah, Morocco We originally planned on leaving today for Fes in the late after noon, but while we were on the ramparts in the medina we had been persuaded. one of the locals told us “you have not seen Asilah […]

Elys' new friend she made in the Medina

Day 125: Flamenco In Space…Spacemenco

Asilah, Morocco  Waking up to a cloudy morning and a big breakfast, Elys and I went around town to see what we could find. Outside of the Medina walls was the rocky coastline where we watched the waves come in. Poseidon was looking a bit […]

Eee Hohhh!

Day 124: You Better Learn How To Surf

Chefchaouen -Tetouan -Tanger – Asilah, Morocco We didn’t want to leave Chefchaouen but we have to keep on keeping on. We found the only way to Asilah was heading back up north through Tangier. We had another few hours of bus traveling monotony that we […]

Sky over the Medina

Day 123: Better Call Saul!

Chefchaouen, Morocco So today Elys and I had no plans and began our day just wandering around Chefchauoen. Some how we ended up getting lost at every corner, it did make for a fun day though. We heard Good things about Asilah, a beach city […]


Day 122: Go Chasing Waterfalls

Chefchaouen – Akchour – Chefchaouen, Morocco Elys didn’t completely hate my post from yesterday so she’s giving me the chance to do it again today!!! YEY!!  Last night we heard some fellow travelers talking about a waterfall tucked into the mountains not to far from […]


Day 121: Wait a Minute… This Is Not Europe

Algeciras, Spain – Tanger – Chefchaouen, Morocco Right guys, I’m too lazy to write and I had convinced Storm to write for me during the Moroccan trip. So here goes: The first step into Morocco was a big one. First off Elys had told me […]