Strolling around Marrakech, making new memories, and having the biggest cultural shock we’ve ever had. From the language, to the food, to the customs, to walking down the street, everything felt very different. All eyes were on us, especially when one of us has purple-ish pink hair.
We were in Marrakech during July, which has extremely hot weather. We would walk down the street with the sun beating down on us with 116°F - it was insane! But, we would stop by the cart #54 where our friends would make the BEST orange juice anyone could dream of drinking for only a few cents. With juice in hand, we were always ready to head into the market place and haggle our way to trinkets. Ahhh, it was awesome!
One thing we would recommend is staying at the lovely Riad & Spa Bahia Salam. It was one of our favorite places to stay while visiting. Not only was it extremely close to everything, but the staff there was on point. The most welcoming people you’d could come across.
Morocco, we got off to a bumpy start, but we got caught in your spell and fell in love by your charm. Sure it can be a bit challenging, but it’s really worth the adventure. We cannot wait to go back!
Back in April, during Good Friday weekend, we grabbed our gear, picked up some friends, and hit the road to North Carolina! We've been itching to go there to visit Elevation Church and hear Pastor Steven Furtick preach. And since it was a spur of the moment trip, we had nothing really planned other than just hoping to get some sun and eat amazing food. We love spur of the moment ideas, they are usually the ones where we have the most fun. Anyway, as we left rainy New York City, drove through New Jersey and through some of Pennsylvania we found ourselves in the middle of nowhere Maryland. It seemed like we were running away from the rain all day and it would always end up catching up to us in the next state as we got stuck in traffic. At that point, we have just entered Virginia and it must have been about 10 hours that we were on the road – and we never reached our "8-hour" trip to Charlotte, NC. Our GPS kept messing with us and it said we still had another 6 hours to go. I swear, every time we had looked at the remaining time on the GPS it said "6-hours left" – it never changed. At that point, everyone was beyond tired and cranky in the car, and we all decided to drive back 2 hours and go to Washington DC instead.
Here are some photos from that mini-trip we had. Hope you enjoy them!
The first video to commence the "#ExploreMore" series by Anchored Apparel.
The purpose of these videos is to encourage and inspire others to explore these places a bit more. We also get to show everyone a little bit that goes behind the scenes with all our creativity and fans from across the globe. In this particular video, the Anchored team was able to travel to Oahu, Hawaii on June 2014.
Director: Bryan Trindade (Anchored Apparel)
Production: Jessica Trindade (Anchored Apparel)
Animation: Branko Jass (frametouch) — www.facebook.com/frametouch
Music: Imagine Dragons "On Top of the World"