Meknès and Volubilis


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On the way between Chefchaouen and Meknes we stopped at Volubilis for a couple of hours to see ancient Roman ruins that were there. We paid a guide from the “kitty” to show us around and tell us stories of how the Romans were making wine and olive oil, using solariums and vomitariums (the place they went to make room for more food) and praying in their temples. The guide made all the difference as the site itself was not as big as the Roman ruins in Baalbeck, Lebanon or Southern Cyprus. He also played a shenanigan on our driver Ryan who sat down next to the statue for fertility on the picture below:

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When setting up camp during sunset in Meknes everyone were quick to do their part. We are rotating every three days between who is having truck duty keeping the truck clean and guarding it at night, cooking twice a day, cleaning after meals, camp duty who sets up tents and collects firewood and finally a group who does not have to do anything, but usually they also help out wherever it is needed the most.

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