Leather tanning in Fes is done through tanning pits that are hidden in the maze-like Medina. After being pestered by a young girl who offered to be a guide (for a tip of course), we navigated our own way through the Medina and found ourselves at the entrance of a leather shop. Taking a mint leaf from the man at the door, who warned us take a whiff to cover the bad smell, we climbed up to the balcony and discovered the colourful tannery below.
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