Marrakech again

We woke up on the 1st of January 2019 to the sound of seagulls (much like the sound of strangled cats) in our little room in Essaouria. After one last game of backgammon on the terrace, we headed out to find our first coffee of the year. Having wandered past a little bakery a few … More Marrakech again

Sidi Kaouki

For breakfast we found a table on the edge of one of the Medina’s squares, which was already getting the morning sun, had coffee, orange juice and bread with jam which was an excellent way to start the day. We explored more of Essaouira’s Souk, which we hadn’t finished the previous day, including the fish … More Sidi Kaouki

Morocco

After my recent travel experiences in West Africa I was looking forward to a slightly simpler, easier experience in Morocco. Harri and I arrived in Marrakesh just after 0100 and after a sailing through passport control and customs we were outside, talking to a taxi driver, trying to explain where we wanted to go. Unfortunately, … More Morocco

Exploring Conakry

In 2013 when my Lonely Planet guidebook for West Africa was written “there [weren’t] many travellers going to Guinea” which means they only write a brief history of the place so I instead went to the internet for research about what to do in Conakry. Long story short, there isn’t much however I spent the … More Exploring Conakry