Wednesday, January 17, 2007

Souqs - Marrakech

Souqs are commercial quarters.

You can find everything from jewellery to wooden sculptures, spices and textiles.

Overview of one of the greatest open-air markets in the world.

Souqs can be an adventure, because of is labyrintiques infrastructures.

Detail of the palm fronds that cover the souqs.

Palm fronds are commonly used to cover the souqs during summer time, when temperatures can go up to 40C.

Photography by Nuno Goncalves. Marrakech, Morocco 2006