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Hello again, The internet is bad here even when "they" say it is good. Not really strong enough to get many photos with my entries and I have some great photos. I have tried several times to send photos and it just doesn't work, unfortunately. I will be heading to Fez in a couple of days and will try catching up with photos from there. Too bad because I was so excited to show you my camel!
The adventure continues! I have been out of touch because I was in the Sahara doing a 3 day camel extravaganza. It was a long drive in a van with a bunch of crazy Brazilian college students, me and my two oriental traveling companions I met at the hostel. They were the ones who suggested I go with them on this trip. We all arrived back in Marrakech at 8:30pm last night after a 12 hour drive across the Atlas Mountains with ice and snow on the high altitude ...
... in the 1900-1930 time frame. There were two interesting things about these prints: 1) the shots from the medina looked almost exactly the same as the medina looked in the modern day, and 2) they looked like backlot photos from the great "epic" studio films from the 1920’s. The ones where Rudolph Valentino was painted brown and played a dashing and mysterious sultan. Even the clothes that the Berber’s wore and the way that the wind of the High Atlas hit ...
The close proximity of Morocco to Spain means that there is some Spanish influence present. The majority of the population is Arab-Berber and is mostly Islamic. The International Salsa Festival best represents the transculturation that is always happening between Spain and Morocco. We do not need to acquire certain ...
We got up and navigated our way to the North of the city, heading towards New Town were we visited the famous Jardin Majorelle, famous for its connection with Iyves Saint Laurent. It was interesting, but basically just a load of different types of cacti. After that we headed for the dyers district and were shown how the dye was made for carpets and clothes. The colours that they manage to get are incredible and all from natural ingredients. See image for colours created from rose ...
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