Moroccan People

Moroccan People | Abdou: Berber Fire Painter

by Tony Hoffman on November 20, 2016 No comments

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I am excited to introduce Tony Hoffman as a guest blogger. Tony recently took part in a Giving Lens Morocco Photography Tour. Following the tour, I noticed Tony’s Facebook posts were insightful reflections about his experience in Morocco. Since Open Doors Morocco is all about “Returning Transformed,” I asked him if he’d be willing to share some of experiences, and he agreed.  This article describes how he serendipitously encountered a Berber Fire Painter in Ait Ben Haddou. 

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Tony HoffmanMoroccan People | Abdou: Berber Fire Painter

Moroccan People | Aisha of Tamnougalt

by Margaret Cornfield on September 8, 2016 No comments

Moroccan People | Aisha of Tamnougalt

The village of Tamnougalt is situated in the Draa Valley which stretches from the High Atlas to the sea, south of Tan Tan in the Sahara. It has been there certainly since the mid-1600s as the Kasbah des Caids dates from around then. The focus of this article is a woman living in the ruins of this village.

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Margaret CornfieldMoroccan People | Aisha of Tamnougalt