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The African continent are made of so many regions and ethnic cultures, people,history, food, religion and their politics.

Travel photo: Jemaa El Fna, Marrakesh

Travel photo: Jemaa El Fna, Marrakesh

Historic Travel photo sites: Jemaa El Fna, Marrakesh     This exciting large square and marketplace in the middle of the old Medina in Marrakesh is the meeting spot and social gathering area for locals and tourists visiting Marrakesh.  Jemaa El Fna, meaning The mosque with a square at the end of the world or more than […]

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Garden couryard entry

The Bahia Palace – A photo tour

The Bahia Palace – A photo tour One of the splendid attractions worth visiting in the old Medina at Marrakesh is the beautiful palace called La Bahia (The beautiful) which was built in two stages during the late 19th century. The estate of the grand vizor to the sultan, the palace created to be one of the most opulent islamic style palaces of that […]

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Spice market at Marrakesh

Marrakesh in black and white, photo Friday

Marrakesh in Black and White Capturing images of Marrakesh in black and white transforms the city into a different attitude: exotic, moody and yes even mysterious. There is so much that westerners do not understand about the traditions, religion, culture and history of the Moroccan people. All of the places we see are the typical tourist attractions: monuments, the medina and […]

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La Koutoubia Mosque

Marrakesh a first day tour – photo essay

  Marrakesh first day tour A First day tour and impressions of this exotic and mysterious city is that everything is frenetic, crazy, with people heading out in all directions but at different paces.  Busses are crammed with locals, vying for road domination alongside small donkeys pulling carts laden with fruits, packages and stacked materials heading out to the markets. People are also walking constantly around […]

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Koutoubia tower in Marrakesh

Exotic Morocco – a photographer’s dream

 Exotic Morocco – a photographer’s dream Exotic Morocco Visiting Morocco on the northwestern edge of the African continent is a fantastic destination for travellers and photographers to explore. There are  many unique and exotic images to capture and the variety of subject is quite diverse ranging from food, souks and shopping, historic districts and monuments, people, scenic or panoramic […]

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