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Hello and welcome. Hope you enjoy the images I have posted. Please do not reproduce them without my permission. Most are available as note/greeting cards or as prints/enlargements. Thank you for visiting my site and your comments.
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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Saturday, July 9, 2016

Morocco Odyssey 22: Marrakesh (i)

The next day we set out from Ouarzazate on a long scenic drive through the High Atlas Mountains  to Marrakesh. This trip required great skill of our bus driver as we drove over the Tishka Pass through narrow, winding roads with endless snapback curves along very steep drop-offs into the valley below. I was not comfortable until we finally reached flat terrain and made our way into Marrakesh, where we would remain for several days. We had lunch at our riad, which was located within the old medina [yet another UNESCO World Heritage Site]. As it turns out Marrakesh is a ‘tale of two cities’, one a modern bustling metropolis, and the other a traditional medina.
Following lunch in our riad, we took an orientation walk to the legendary square, Djemma El-Fna [to which we would return again and again during our stay]. Here are some of the sights we encountered along the way.

 







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