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Midnight at the oasis in Marrakesh

April 26th 2019
By bread and salt we are united ~ Moroccan Proverb HE SAID... Today we were travelling northeast from Taghazout to Marrakesh. After a late morning surf, I met Ren on the beach and headed back to our comfy room at the Sol House surf resort, which sits about a stone’s throw south of Taghazout (a small fishing village on Morocco’s Atlantic coast). We needed to ... read more
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Moroccan Flag In 788, about a century after the Arab conquest of North Africa, successive Moorish dynasties began to rule in Morocco. In the 16th century, the Sa'adi monarchy, particularly under Ahmad AL-MANSUR (1578-1603), repelled foreign invaders and inaugurate... ... read more
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15th December 2019

Marrakesh Medina
There is something about the uniqueness of exotic ancient doors that cannot help but draw you in. Then there are the door knockers! These are great. I've gotta post some in TB's "Marketplaces of the World' thread in the Photography Forum. Check 'em out.
16th December 2019

Re: Marrakesh Medina
You're ight David, I've very drawn to old doors... especially ones that have ornate features such as these knockers. We could probably start a dedicated 'knobs and knockers' thread in the Photography Forum? :)

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