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Shark fishing in Morocco.

For many years Morocco has been under international pressure to phase out the use of illegal driftnets which account for the capture of thousands of sharks and dolphins.  Is it still going on?

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Colourful raffia shoes

A selection of very colourful shoes on sale at a shop in Essouria, Morocco.  The shoes are made from raffia dyed locally in a selection of vibrant colours.  Raffia is made from the fibres of the doum palm imported from Corsica.

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Marrakesh souk

The Souks are narrow streets, some covered and dark, some open-air comprising the colorful, highly exclusive handicrafts workshops and bazaars for which Marrakech is so well known.

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Herb and spice merchant in Essaouria.

A herb and spice merchant poses proudly outside his shop in Essaouria, Morocco.

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Storm over the Sahara desert.

I’m currently working through images from the Morocco trip doing lots of edits and post processing.  This is one of my early favorites from the trip, captured from the top of a 200 meter high sand dune as storm clouds headed quickly towards me.  Within a few minutes the storm passed through quickly followed by a sand storm!  Not good for the cameras!