Monday, January 25, 2010
Marrakesh becomes an even busier, more stimulating place by night. The food vendors fill Djemaa el-Fna and the souqs are lit with lanterns and the reflections of all the metal work, ceramics, leather goods, jewelry, wood crafts, and so much more.
*please be patient during photo upload - I've specially uploaded higher-res images so you guys get extra detail! :)
A beautiful street in the Medina adorned with Moroccan lanterns
I tend to find beauty in older things with a bit of patina and wear.
It was a treat to watch this young guy making wares and other wooden objects using what he called "Moroccan black and decker;" his feet, a chisel, and a bow and rod.
An upscale restaurant entrance
The square at night from a rooftop cafe - quite different by night right?
Back down in the square entering the food stalls - everyone asks you to eat at their stall, and you can get so many delicious foods - vegetables, meats, fish, soup, fresh squeezed juice...the list goes on.
*All photos taken by my boyfriend, Chris
** I am by no means an expert and after 7 days of running around Morocco please feel free to correct me if any information I give in the Morocco Series is incorrect!