The Secret of Pigeon Poo (via Human Planet. On location with this landmark BBC Earth production)


Like most travellers to Fez I have been to the tanneries. The guides/shills always take you there because it’s such an overwhelming experience, plus they take you to leather shops afterwards to get you to part with your money (and get their commission).

The Secret of Pigeon Poo   By Patrick Murray, Technical Co-ordinator, Human Planet     Morocco is a land steeped in a history as rich and as colourful as one of its most prized commodities – leather.  We made our way to the ancient city of Fes (or Fez) where men have been tanning leather for over six centuries. This elaborate process has barely change … Read More

via Human Planet. On location with this landmark BBC Earth production

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