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Essaouira

Essaouira - a location for Orson Welles's Othello. Houses are painted a jaunty white and blue, there are hanging flower-baskets and a thriving fishing harbour.

coach to Essaouira
coach to Essaouira
short stop
short stop
roadshide store
roadshide store
an Argan oil co-operative
an Argan oil co-operative
argan seeds
argan seeds
the production line
the production line
grinding
grinding
argan oil
argan oil
display of a berber tent
display of a berber tent
this is the storeroom
this is the storeroom
medina and minaret
medina and minaret
Bab
Bab
narrow street leading to Essaouira's clock tower
narrow street leading to Essaouira's clock tower
Port Essaouira
Port Essaouira
two generations apart
two generations apart
entrance to Skala de la Ville
entrance to Skala de la Ville
Skala de la Ville
Skala de la Ville
lined with a collection of European brass cannons from the 18th/19th centuries
lined with a collection of European brass cannons from the 18th/19th centuries
the 'watcher'
the 'watcher'
one of five bastions dotted around the city walls
one of five bastions dotted around the city walls
a European-made cannon poised for action on the rampart
a European-made cannon poised for action on the rampart
the battlements of Essaouira
the battlements of Essaouira
a staircase leads to the summit of the port Skala
a staircase leads to the summit of the port Skala
Essaouira - a location for Orson Welles's Othello
Essaouira - a location for Orson Welles's Othello
Jonathan seagull
Jonathan seagull
the cliffs and the Atlantic Ocean
the cliffs and the Atlantic Ocean
the seagulls' paradise
the seagulls' paradise
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beneath the battlements
beneath the battlements
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woodcrafts made from thuya and ceda wood
woodcrafts made from thuya and ceda wood
Marine Gate - entrance to Skala du Port
Marine Gate - entrance to Skala du Port
a mix of Greco-Roman styled doorway
a mix of Greco-Roman styled doorway
fishermen mending their nets
fishermen mending their nets
fish market - the place to view the daily fish auctions
fish market - the place to view the daily fish auctions
This square tower, with little turrets in each corner, is quite different in style to the circular north and south bastions.
This square tower, with little turrets in each corner, is quite different in style to the circular north and south bastions.
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from late morning, Essaouira's harbour turns into a makeshift restaurant as local fishermen grill delicious catch-of-the-day
from late morning, Essaouira's harbour turns into a makeshift restaurant as local fishermen grill delicious catch-of-the-day
is this Africa?
is this Africa?
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a proud owner posting in front of the shop
a proud owner posting in front of the shop
a Moroccan barbershop
a Moroccan barbershop