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I'm a hatmaker and textile artist who travels for inspiration and historical context. I share those insights on my travel blog at https://davenotravels.blog and my hats at the website below.
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Kasbah Les Roches, Tinghir, MoroccoKasbah Les RochesTinghir, MoroccoThere's a hotel here, new construction but built in the old style. The Todra Gorge is a recreation area for hikers and rock climbers, in addition...Todra Gorge, Tinghir, MoroccoTodra GorgeTinghir, MoroccoMy favorite shot of the Todra Gorge. Selected scenes from Lawrence of Arabia were filmed in this gorge. There are two nomadic tribes who rendezvous...Mosquée ikalalne, Tinghir, MoroccoMosquée ikalalneTinghir, MoroccoThere's a certain beauty in decay... I was thankful for being allowed inside to see what it must have been like in its heydey. The mosque is...Mosquée ikalalne, Tinghir, MoroccoMosquée ikalalneTinghir, MoroccoInside an unidentified room at this mosque, under restoration as of 2017. https://davenotravels.blogMosquée ikalalne, Tinghir, MoroccoMosquée ikalalneTinghir, MoroccoOne of the rooms inside the mosque. The barrel at center forefront is actually a well. Look for the blue pulley directly above it....Mosquée ikalalne, Tinghir, MoroccoMosquée ikalalneTinghir, MoroccoThe window grill from the inside of the building at the Ikelane Mosque near Tingher. https://davenotravels.blogMosquée ikalalne, Tinghir, MoroccoMosquée ikalalneTinghir, MoroccoAn intact cook-pot / tagine amidst the ruins of this mosque... https://davenotravels.blogMosquée ikalalne, Tinghir, MoroccoMosquée ikalalneTinghir, MoroccoA closer detail shot of the window grill at the Ikelane Mosque near Tingher. https://davenotravels.blogMosquée ikalalne, Tinghir, MoroccoMosquée ikalalneTinghir, MoroccoI expect that this area will be whitewashed as part of the restoration process. I find the bones of the building to be far more interesting ......Mosquée ikalalne, Tinghir, MoroccoMosquée ikalalneTinghir, MoroccoA doorway on the grounds of the Ikelane Mosque, a ruin that is being restored. https://davenotravels.blogMosquée ikalalne, Tinghir, MoroccoMosquée ikalalneTinghir, MoroccoOne of the prettiest grills I had yet seen, on a window at the Ikelane Mosque near Tingher. https://davenotravels.blogMosquée ikalalne, Tinghir, MoroccoMosquée ikalalneTinghir, MoroccoThe view of a tower and the mystery conical structure, as seen from the roof of the Ikelane Mosque. The mosque is under restoration after having...Mosquée ikalalne, Tinghir, MoroccoMosquée ikalalneTinghir, MoroccoSo much texture in something as simple as mud brick. The Ikelane Mosque is under restoration after having been destroyed by catastrophic rain...Mosquée ikalalne, Tinghir, MoroccoMosquée ikalalneTinghir, MoroccoThe columns and arches appeared to be stone, but are actually made of mud brick with wooden supports. A ruin can tell you a great deal about how...Mosquée ikalalne, Tinghir, MoroccoMosquée ikalalneTinghir, MoroccoCeiling and column detail from inside the Ikelane Mosque, under restoration when I was there in 2017 after having been destroyed by the rains that...Mosquée ikalalne, Tinghir, MoroccoMosquée ikalalneTinghir, MoroccoThe dome of the Ikelane Mosque. I am told that in Morocco you are not allowed inside of mosques unless either a) you are Muslim, or b) the mosque...Mosquée ikalalne, Tinghir, MoroccoMosquée ikalalneTinghir, MoroccoAn interior shot of this mosque, under renovation after being destroyed by the devastating rains that took out several structures in December 2006....Mosquée ikalalne, Tinghir, MoroccoMosquée ikalalneTinghir, MoroccoThe ruined mosques are the only ones non-Muslims can visit here, so we take our time exploring. It's not very old, thought to have been rebuilt...Tinghir, MoroccoTinghirMoroccoIt was interesting to see these irrigation channels through the farmlands near Tingher, after having seen similar ones in the Todra Gorge....Todra Gorge, Tinghir, MoroccoTodra GorgeTinghir, MoroccoSome of the clearest water I've ever seen flows through the Todra Gorge - this is a manmade channel carrying water down one side of the 'highway'...
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