Hacienda San Pedro Ochil. Short History of Henequen / Krótka historia henequenu

“You will travel to the west in nine canoes with the chosen people. After nine days, you will find a land with neither rivers nor mountains and you will enter this land. When you find water, you will found the city I have told you about.” Prophecy of queen Atlante led pilgrims to a place, where now stands the city of Izamal. They were people of … Continue reading Hacienda San Pedro Ochil. Short History of Henequen / Krótka historia henequenu

Fez. Tanneries, a Smelly Business / Garbarnie, śmierdzący interes

There is absolutely nothing that could prepare you for the stench coming from the tanneries in Fez. Neither will the leaf of fresh mint that’s slipped in front of your nose by the ironically smiling guides. At times, it feels like the only way of effectively dealing with the smell is to… stop breathing. An additional side effect of the visit is lack of appetite which … Continue reading Fez. Tanneries, a Smelly Business / Garbarnie, śmierdzący interes

Merdja Zerga. Fish, seafood and SPA / Ryby, owoce morza i SPA

Merdja Zerga is an arena, where the constant rivalry takes place over the the proprietary rights to the riches it has at its disposal. The most precious ones are fish and seafood. Tens of blue boats sway on lagoon waters, touched by the gentle gusts of wind. Only some of them are equipped with a combustion engine. Now cold, since the fishing takes place at … Continue reading Merdja Zerga. Fish, seafood and SPA / Ryby, owoce morza i SPA