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) glimmer withContinue reading “Photo du Jour: A Lantern Maker in Marrakech’s Souk”
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Photo du Jour: Happy in Marrakech, Morocco
These faces of Marrakech, Morocco make me smile. Whether playing soccer on the dusty labyrinthine backroads of this so-called “Pink City,” working in a sun-drenched herb market, or shuttling bread dough atop their heads to take to a communal oven, the young men’s faces exude happiness.