anil madhavapeddy // anil.recoil.org

  Friday 24 November, 2006

We show up in Marrakech at a fantastic Riad

12:24, 24/11/2006
We show up in Marrakech at a fantastic Riad
[marrakech / pool]

Three floors, all to ourselves!

12:25, 24/11/2006
Three floors, all to ourselves!
[marrakech]

Carrie and Daniel display approval

12:25, 24/11/2006
Carrie and Daniel display approval
[marrakech]

and the sun settles in on Hemma...

12:27, 24/11/2006
and the sun settles in on Hemma...
[marrakech]

The rooftop view shows technology mixed in with the traditional

12:29, 24/11/2006
The rooftop view shows technology mixed in with the traditional
[marrakech / view]

We're still in awe of the lovely Riad

13:58, 24/11/2006
We're still in awe of the lovely Riad
[marrakech]

There is a beautiful mosque in view from the roof as well

14:08, 24/11/2006
There is a beautiful mosque in view from the roof as well
[building / marrakech]

Olivier looks down on me from a great height

14:09, 24/11/2006
Olivier looks down on me from a great height
[marrakech]

The first call to prayer of the trip...

14:09, 24/11/2006
The first call to prayer of the trip...
[building / marrakech]

The smell from this tannery was quite... smelly!

16:03, 24/11/2006
The smell from this tannery was quite... smelly!
[building / marrakech]

A friendly shopkeeper demonstrates his weaving machine to us

16:12, 24/11/2006
A friendly shopkeeper demonstrates his weaving machine to us
[marrakech / sewing]

Another striking mosque

17:04, 24/11/2006
Another striking mosque
[building / marrakech]

The shopping beings...

17:04, 24/11/2006
The shopping beings...
[marrakech / shopping]

Not a good place to sneeze

17:10, 24/11/2006
Not a good place to sneeze
[marrakech / shopping]

The streets of the old city are crowded

17:13, 24/11/2006
The streets of the old city are crowded
[marrakech / shopping]

The girls are impressed by local clothes

17:16, 24/11/2006
The girls are impressed by local clothes
[marrakech / shopping]

A cool pose, for cool people!

17:25, 24/11/2006
A cool pose, for cool people!
[marrakech / shopping]

Old men hanging around seems to be quite common in Marrakech!

17:25, 24/11/2006
Old men hanging around seems to be quite common in Marrakech!
[marrakech / procrastination]

Hemma partakes of some nice figs from the vendors

17:29, 24/11/2006
Hemma partakes of some nice figs from the vendors
[food / marrakech]

Lots of nice juice as well, and no need to clean the juicer

17:29, 24/11/2006
Lots of nice juice as well, and no need to clean the juicer
[juicing / marrakech]

Caught these shots sitting on a rooftop restaurant

18:48, 24/11/2006
Caught these shots sitting on a rooftop restaurant
[marrakech / sunset / view]

A pretty glorious evening...

18:48, 24/11/2006
A pretty glorious evening...
[marrakech / sunset / view]

The market starts to light up their fires

18:49, 24/11/2006
The market starts to light up their fires
[marrakech / sunset / view]

The smells wafting up were pretty nice as well!

18:49, 24/11/2006
The smells wafting up were pretty nice as well!
[marrakech / sunset / view]

Capturing more of the market area

18:49, 24/11/2006
Capturing more of the market area
[marrakech / sunset / view]

Different exposure shot, shorter lens snap

18:50, 24/11/2006
Different exposure shot, shorter lens snap
[marrakech / sunset / view]

A last one of the mosque in the distance as they started the evening call to prayer

18:50, 24/11/2006
A last one of the mosque in the distance as they started the evening call to prayer
[marrakech / mosque / sunset / view]

Lots of horse-drawn carriages to avoid getting run over by

20:01, 24/11/2006
Lots of horse-drawn carriages to avoid getting run over by
[marrakech / shopping]

The market gets even more crowded in the evening time

20:02, 24/11/2006
The market gets even more crowded in the evening time
[marrakech / shopping]

Its like a carnival, with games to play as well

20:06, 24/11/2006
Its like a carnival, with games to play as well
[carnival / marrakech]

Love this random shot of the

20:09, 24/11/2006
Love this random shot of the "uncaring lady" in the middle of the rain and chaos
[marrakech / shopping]

The crew moves fast to avoid the crowd

20:10, 24/11/2006
The crew moves fast to avoid the crowd
[marrakech]

Shiny self portrait!

20:21, 24/11/2006
Shiny self portrait!
[marrakech / shopping]

So many spice shops

20:23, 24/11/2006
So many spice shops
[marrakech / shopping]

We find a hotel to relax in

21:00, 24/11/2006
We find a hotel to relax in
[hotel / marrakech]

Martina looks happy enough!

21:03, 24/11/2006
Martina looks happy enough!
[hotel / marrakech]

Olivier broods to the elaborate background

21:08, 24/11/2006
Olivier broods to the elaborate background
[hotel / marrakech]

Later on, the weather clears up, so we go for an evening dip in the Riad pool!

22:44, 24/11/2006
Later on, the weather clears up, so we go for an evening dip in the Riad pool!
[hotel / marrakech / swimming]