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South-Morocco
« on: Oct 06, 11, 07:09 AM »
1 week blitz trip to sample the south of Morocco in November 2003

The pictures were taken with an entry level ASLR and the negatives were scanned recently.






Sunrise over Marrakech
Imagine no other sound than the call to prayer from dozens of loudspeakers all over the city, all starting a few seconds apart, and progressing at different speeds, and not necessarily in tune with each other ... Since it was Ramadan, it meant the start of fasting.


Palace in Marrakech


Storck nest - In a certain part of town there were lots of them.


The dunes of Merzouga


View towards the Algerian border from a tall dune near Merzouga

A ksar, or traditional fortified village, that has been the setting of Hollywood movies with a vaguely middle eastern team, such as "Lawrence of Arabia", "The Mummy", "Gladiator", "Alexander", and many more.


Peugeot 404's on the road to Essaouira


The city walls of Essaouira, a Portuguese stronghold until the French took it over.


One of the alleyways in Essaouira


Kitten on traditional rugs


The local hardware store
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