Travel Magazine

Just People/Maroc

By Elizabethwix

 

The new airport is rather splendid and airy.

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It provides employment for all sorts of people. I don't think in America there would be six people in suits organizing the baggage carts.

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Such contrasts: here Essouira. A shop with open bags of grain.

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Ismail, a very modern young Moroccan, who used to work for us is now a waiter at a swanky riad. Photographed at Cafe France. 

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If you want anything toted about the place, men with handcarts are happy to oblige. Sometimes things are rather slow.

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When couples have been together for ever and ever they seem to turn into an amalgam of a person: colors.....sandals....Seen at the Medersa Ben Youssef.

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At the Musee de Marrakesh, pattern upon pattern......

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Grandpa with his bicycle in the park. Marrakesh medina. 

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In Djemma El Fna two young girls encounter an old man who, apart from his Crocs and socks, might have lingered from Bible times, and a water seller with rather a splendid hat.

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On rue riad zitoune djedid (Olive House Road --the new one) the fruit stand is always open and the little boy clamors to see what's available.

 

Note:I hate having my photo taken and I bet other people do too. There were so many people I would have loved to have photographed but didn't dare ask or want to intrude.


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