Nancy Lauer

Artistry of the Sahara

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Saharan Artistry

Said Ahnana, has an eye for the artistic. He has a knack for honing in on disparate details that photograph beautifully. I think growing up in a nomadic culture has aided him well. I’m calling these latest photographs, Saharan Sand Art.

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Nancy LauerArtistry of the Sahara

10 Rules for Climbing Moroccan Kasbahs

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kasbahs 10 rules for climbing

Kasbahs are amazing ancient, crumbling buildings that were built for defense in North Africa.  Another word for kasbah is fortress.  Kasbahs were built with high walls, usually without windows.  Ruins are dotted throughout southern Morocco. 

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Nancy Lauer10 Rules for Climbing Moroccan Kasbahs

Eid Al Adha | The Sheep Feast in Morocco

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Eid al Adha, Sheep Feast in Morocco, Sacrifice, holiday

Eid Al Adha is a Muslim holiday celebrated across the world. The root of the religious holiday goes back to the days of Abraham, who is considered an important prophet by Muslims, Christians, and Jews. Abraham was asked by God to sacrifice his only son. Muslims believe that the son was Ishmael, while Christians and Jews believe the son was Isaac. The point that Abraham was willing to obey God even to the point of sacrificing his son. This Muslim holiday celebrates how God substituted Abraham’s son with a sheep.

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Nancy LauerEid Al Adha | The Sheep Feast in Morocco