Photo du Jour: A Lantern Maker in Marrakech’s Souk

  A young man in Marrakech shapes metal strips that will later be used to form the skeleton of a jewel-toned Moroccan lantern. In the town’s souk (bazaar), a colorful array of these finished lanterns adorns stalls, making for a picturesque stroll by night when blocks are all aglow. Palaces and riads (traditional Moroccan townhouses) glimmerContinue reading “Photo du Jour: A Lantern Maker in Marrakech’s Souk”

Photo du Jour: Selling Paper Lanterns in Hoi An, Vietnam

An evening stroll along the riverside in Hoi An, Vietnam, produces a number of fascinating images, to include this one of a vendor selling paper lanterns. For 20,000 Vietnamese Dong, (about $1 USD), we launched yellow and red lanterns out into the open water, all the while reflecting upon how lucky we are to beContinue reading “Photo du Jour: Selling Paper Lanterns in Hoi An, Vietnam”