Moroccan Mosaic

"Moroccan Mosaic" tells about the mere little stories, happening at the same time , in coexistance to each other. All together giving the "greater picture" of Moroccan street culture . With a sensation of colours and simoultenous happenings , it appeals like mosaics - stones from several sources, with rough outlines that rather draw an edgy than a straight line but at the end reveal a piece of cultural art to the viewer.

On two journeys through Morocco I travelled through the vivid and colourful cities of Tangier, Fes, Chefchaouen, Moulay Idris, Marrakech and Essaouira.

Moroccan cities are lively surprising and sometimes like a riddle. Beneath the pastel walls you can easily get taken away by oriental scents, mysterious paths or just one of the several tour guides who can sometimes be tiring to bargain with. Apart from that Morocco still is like a fascinating timetravel. You'll see lots of Berber and old Moroccans wandering the streets with classic Jellabas, sometimes looking for their donkey or moped to handle their work, sometimes on the way to one of the scenic mosques. The streets markets, called Souks , are something unique. You may find anything from camel heads, carpets to magic and probably hash (which is more of an open secret). Morocco has a long history of storytelling, so be aware to meet some talkative tourguides, people who pretend to talk to snakes or who tell you stories you won't believe and may be shouldn't. These photos intend to show Moroccan streetlife without make-up. Inch Allah.

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nature that affects the cities too can be seen, while passing little Market villages by Bus. Sometimes you open your door in the morning in Tangier and a goat will say hello to you. Morrocans carry stuff,a lot of stuff always..either in the big pockets of Jellabah dress or on their donkey or somehow imrovised. For that I admire them, they have so much balance and technique to handle all the Overload of their own cities. And sometimes like they too,I was just happy to sit inside the cold terrasse of my Riad anf drink some tea with my kind hosts. Cause was lucky to always have kind hosts whether in Fes Hostel, KiF-KiF Hostel in Marrakech or at the Bea ch side surf hostels in Essaouira.

To have a calm base is extremely important in Morocco - cause only then you can enjoy the colourful, mysterious oriental smellinng morrocan labyrinths. Inch Allah!;)

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nature that affects the cities too can be seen, while passing little Market villages by Bus. Sometimes you open your door in the morning in Tangier and a goat will say hello to you. Morrocans carry stuff,a lot of stuff always..either in the big pockets of Jellabah dress or on their donkey or somehow imrovised. For that I admire them, they have so much balance and technique to handle all the Overload of their own cities. And sometimes like they too,I was just happy to sit inside the cold terrasse of my Riad anf drink some tea with my kind hosts. Cause was lucky to always have kind hosts whether in Fes Hostel, KiF-KiF Hostel in Marrakech or at the Bea ch side surf hostels in Essaouira.

To have a calm base is extremely important in Morocco - cause only then you can enjoy the colourful, mysterious oriental smellinng morrocan labyrinths. Inch Allah!;)

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Kids playing Marble in Tangier
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Kids playing Marble in Tangier

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Kids playing Marble in Tangier

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Foggy Marrakesh, Bab Doukalla​
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Foggy Marrakesh, Bab Doukalla

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Foggy Marrakesh, Bab Doukalla

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Crazy Mofa Riders in the souks
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Crazy Mofa Riders in the souks

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Crazy Mofa Riders in the souks

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Usual Chaos in Marrakech

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Usual Chaos in Marrakech

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Fes

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Fes

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Fes by night

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Fes by night

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Beautiful colours of the holy city Moulay Idris

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Beautiful colours of the holy city Moulay Idris

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Women working on the fields of Moulay Idris

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Women working on the fields of Moulay Idris

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A fisherman posing for me in Essaouira

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A fisherman posing for me in Essaouira

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The romantic harbour of Essaouira

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The romantic harbour of Essaouira

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A man praying in his bakery.

Muslims usually pray 5 times a day

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A man praying in his bakery.

Muslims usually pray 5 times a day

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Preparing his food-stand for the rain.

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Preparing his food-stand for the rain.

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Shadowplay in the narrow alleys of Fes

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Shadowplay in the narrow alleys of Fes

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Heavy load for an old man

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Heavy load for an old man

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Man riding through the rain in a Classical Jellaba

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Man riding through the rain in a Classical Jellaba

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Preparing the fish to sell it in Marraksh

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Preparing the fish to sell it in Marraksh

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A man in an imrovised wooden house shelter preparing tea for the fisherman

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A man in an imrovised wooden house shelter preparing tea for the fisherman

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Jamal

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Jamal

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Port of Tangier, Morocco is famous for wooden Boards

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Port of Tangier, Morocco is famous for wooden Boards

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Storm coming up over the blue city of Chefchaouen

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Storm coming up over the blue city of Chefchaouen

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Blue, Blue ,Blue - inspried by andalusian heritage

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Blue, Blue ,Blue - inspried by andalusian heritage

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The markets are vivid and have a lot to offer

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The markets are vivid and have a lot to offer

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A young farmer boy

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A young farmer boy

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Moulay Idris

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Moulay Idris

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Djama El Fna

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Djama El Fna

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Jalil

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Jalil

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Modern vs Tradtional

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Modern vs Tradtional

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Everywhere you see Mercedes, even torn down

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Everywhere you see Mercedes, even torn down

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A man sleeping hin the heat of Marrakesh

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A man sleeping hin the heat of Marrakesh

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Classic Fashion of Marrakech

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Classic Fashion of Marrakech

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Souks of Fes

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Souks of Fes

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A sad scene of how animals are treated

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A sad scene of how animals are treated

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Family Business

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Family Business

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Always overload

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Always overload

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