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... it was an absolutely wonderful place to get lost in. This place was a photographers dream. Everything about it was enrapturing; the colours, the people, the smells, the laneways and especially the blue doors (I'm a sucker for a good blue door and an Arabic archway). The view from the rooftop of the hostel was also breathtaking and you could see the maze of blue houses in the medina bunched up together. I did a hike over the mountain behind Chefchaouen, and the view of the town below ...
... which our driver told us was where the King was currently staying, so we were able to see the guards outside in their differently colored uniforms. We drove on for at least an hour before stopping for a photo at Barrage Sidi Chahed, a dammed up reservoir with a 360 degree view of the grass leading up to the rolling brown hills.
We piled back in the car and within 30 minutes we came up alongside the ruins of Volubilis, which we could see from the highway. We drove ...
... mosaics, plates, tanginess, tables actually anything you can think of that could be tiled they make. As you can imagine i was in heaven, we had a factory tour where we found out they still fire everything within a old fashioned kiln and burn olive pips to get it up to temperature of 1001 degrees celsius. After deliberating for a while we made our purchases and started to make our way back down the hill into the famous madina. As we entered we went through ...
... some women took us through some side streets into more side streets full of fish hanging from the ceiling and rows of trinkets out front. Upon arriving in the leather district we all divided and conquered. Amongst the men hassling us we found numerous purses and Moroccan footwear. Our last stop in the markets we got henna tattoos (don't worry they are only temporary). Everything in Morocco ...
... is no worry. Moments aren't anticipating the next, they're just walking, just sitting, and when they decide what to do next they'll do that.
These are comforting moments to me; The moments where I realize that all the anticipation, worry, planning and foreshadowing that sometimes overtake the moments in my life don't have to.
I like the moments where I'm dirty, hungry and timeless.
Who am I?
What do I find comfort ...