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An old man on an orange carpet will try to sell you a live chameleon, and you’ll consider how to smuggle it into your carry-on.

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New on 500px : Beware The Ides of March by blindmanshooting by blindmanshooting

It is the day the Camel market comes alive. with wild furious selling. The best of the best animals are up for the block. Thieves, poachers, buyers and sellers all look alike. 157 more words

Planning Way Way Ahead

“The man who goes alone can start today; but he who travels with another must wait till that other is ready.” – Henry David Thoreau…

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Sun & Shade; Essaouira (Mogador) Morocco

An apology first, I haven’t updated my blog for a while, been busy as usual with the Gallery and I managed to escape with fellow artists… 569 more words

Cardoons

‘Tis the season of cardoons here in Morocco. Google image “cardoon” if you’ve never seen them. Wikipedia says:

The cardoon (Cynara cardunculus), also called the artichoke thistle, cardone, cardoni, carduni or cardi, is a 

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Desert with Ocean

Layoune (Western Sahara), 16.04.2014

A first look out of the window revealed a cloudy sky and bad weather. The breakfast on the terrace of the hotel was decent, but temperatures chilly. 537 more words

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The Cats in Morocco

The cats in Morocco are a lot like people.

In my travel diary, behind the two pages of ‘Arabic basics’ I’d jotted down pre- flight and just after the folded 100 dirham I’d hidden away from pickpockets, was the only note I scribbled while in Marrakech: ‘The cats in Morocco are a lot like people’. 192 more words

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