David Crow

Travels with Hamid: The Adventures of David and Sara Crow in Morocco- Part 2

nerolimanCasablanca disappeared behind us in a haze of diesel fumes, street dust and factory smoke. It took a long time to get out of the crowded city, but eventually we were passing through oak groves harvested for their cork bark and small stands offering fresh melons and forest-harvested truffles.… Read more

Travels with Hamid: The Adventures of David and Sara Crow in Morocco – Part 4

by David Crow

“Today we will see distillation in the home,” Hamid announced. We had just emerged from the medina and were ready for our afternoon excursion. I had no idea what he was referring to, but it sounded intriguing.

fesladiesWe drove through the new city of Fez; modern, hip, and affluent its wide boulevards crammed with cars were a stark contrast to the tiny walking lanes of the old city.… Read more

Travels with Hamid: The Adventures of David and Sara Crow in Morocco – Part 7

Until now, our travels through the agricultural regions, the argan forests of the coastal areas, the Atlas Mountains and the cities of Fez and Marrakech had been delightful, intriguing, educational and productive, but not otherworldly; the Sahara would change that.

We departed from Marrakech relatively early in the morning, as we had a long journey ahead.… Read more

Travels with Hamid: The Adventures of David and Sara Crow – Part 6

by David Crow

A cold fog was blowing through the forest. Hamid pulled the car over and let us out along with Mohammed, our guide for the morning. We were outside of Ifrane, where we had spent the night. He drove off down the winding mountain road, with plans to meet later in the day at an unknown destination.… Read more

Travels with Hamid: The Adventures of David and Sara Crow in Morocco–Part 11

by David Crow

Dear friends:

In the last week we have traveled from here:

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To here:

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Needless to say, it has been an amazing journey. We are now focusing our attention on the next phase of our travels, which is making flower essences in Iceland’s very late spring.Read more

Travels with Hamid: The Adventures of David and Sara Crow in Morocco – Part 3

by David Crow

I woke to the voice of God speaking in the language of birds and bubbling fountains; a short time latter two small earthquakes shook the pillared riad where we were staying. Welcome to Fez, the place the Sufis call “the city of saints.”

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I lay listening to my heartbeat, a practice I do often; as always, the flow of the outer world dawned as its pulsating reflection.… Read more

FlorAlchemy: Flower Essence Tinctures Formulated by Sara Crow

I am very pleased to announce that after about a year of working on the new FlorAlchemy Flower Essence Line that they are now ready for all of you.  This line represents a long journey for me in which I have been putting together many special ingredients, some from far away lands such as the island of Corsica. … Read more