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Many have asked about the Header image above, which I named 'Eerie Genny'. It was originally shot with film [taken on the shore of the Genesee River near the Univ. of Rochester]. During the darkroom development, I flashed a light above the tray. The process, known as 'solarization', produces eerie, ghostlike effects; some have mistaken this image as an infra-red photo. Some 35+ years later, I scanned and digitized the print, and did a little modern day editing, and, voila.
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Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Morocco Odyssey 7: Tetouan

 We finally took our leave of Chefchaouen and drove to Tetouan, which has been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Here we encountered the first of our local guides who took over leading the tour group to the sites in each city. These guides were all proficient in English and well schooled in the history and culture of their respective domains. Best of all, they each possessed a good sense of humor.

Tetouan houses one of the many palaces of King Mohammed VI. The square located in its vicinity is quite colorful, as can be seen below.

The Tetouan medina is a labyrinth of narrow streets and squares, and filled with all manner of small shops.

What also makes Morocco so fascinating is the people, and the wares and food they sell. The top and 3rd/4th images show characteristic Berber headwear.

Many were not actively involved in commerce. The elderly gentleman in the bottom image, Abraham, is among the last of a once large Jewish population in Tetouan.

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