Collected by Gretchen Wesche
Volunteering with Education For All, a nonprofit helping girls in the rural Atlas Mountains attend school, I spent 4 months in the Spring of 2012 in Morocco. When I wasn't teaching or creating lessons for French, computer, culture, or dance, I managed to travel a bit and get these shots:
Rue d'Oujda, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
When in the laid-back beach town of Essaouira (a 3-hour bus trip from Marrakech), be sure to head over and visit the port where you'll find ships heading out to sea and coming in to harbor with the day's catch. You'll also see huddles of the...
Teryana Kebira, Fès, Morocco
Though I usually stick to budget-friendly hostels for accommodation, Morocco is definitely one place I don't mind springing for something a little nicer. This is because, in addition to indulging in my love for Moroccan-inspired decorating,...
Medina, Meknes, Morocco
Something I'll always carry with me from my time spent in Morocco is an appreciation for the country's artisanal style of decorating and in its own way this photo captures so much of what I love about it. The wash of yellow on the walls reminds me...
Medina, Marrakesh 40000, Morocco
In an effort to remember and visually preserve my travels, I often like to snap pictures of just about everything, including what I see off the sanctioned path. Wandering through the souq of Marrakech, this road wandered off probably to a...
Sidi Bouloukat Djemaa el fna 53 Sidi Bouloukate، Marrakech 40000, Morocco
Described by writer Tahir Shah as the “greatest show on Earth,” no visit to Marrakech would be complete without a visit to the famous night market on the Djemaa el Fna. Arrive before sunset and park yourself at one of the...
116 Derb Lhammam, Mouassine, Medina, Marrakesh 40000, Morocco
Depending on how you feel on a given day, the souq can be one of the most exciting, crazed, interesting, or even frustrating experiences in any Moroccan city. Heading out early one morning to do some sightseeing, though, I found most of the...
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