Moonrise Over Badouzi

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The curvature of concrete under the rising moon in Badouzi.

My first mission to Badouzi, a small community on the outskirts of , was an incredibly satisfying experience. I went there last summer without having any idea what I might find. I just picked a spot on the map and followed whatever transit instructions came up.

After adventuring all around the cape I wandered back to the main road to catch the bus back to . I had already watched the moonrise from the seashore—and here it was again, framed by the concrete apartment blocks that line the hills of the northeastern shore.