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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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Girona, Spain – Key attractions to see and photograph

 Girona, Spain – Key attractions to see and photograph Girona, Spain is just over an hour and a half train ride from Barcelona along the scenic Costa Brava region.  It’s a charming city with a historic center, retaining many of its medieval appeal and well-preserved architecture. The old center is walkable with most of the attractions located along both sides […]

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Where Am I – Please don’t tell

  Where Am I, please don’t tell!   But if you do, I would really like to know about…….                 What time of year did you go visit? (For me – I visited December 2012)                       Name a favorite dish that you tried.                    What was your favorite tourist site?   What souvenir did you […]

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Montjuic Park

Mossen Costa i Llobera garden in Barcelona – an exotic garden

Mossen Costa i Llobera garden in Barcelona – an exotic garden Mossen Costa i Llobera gardens I love discovering unusual or quirky things while visiting a new city and Barcelona does offer exciting and appealing sites to see. Some of these places grabbing my attention early on was when I visited Montjuic and the beautiful gardens that I saw […]

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