19 Jul 2009

WEEKLY WINNERS - An Oasis in Morocco


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When we drove through the desert in South Morocco from Zagora to Erfoud, we made a little break and stopped at an Oasis.

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these little donkeys are still the best for transportation, because the fields are so narrow and sometimes high, no tractor would ever arrive there. Donkeys find their way everywhere.

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Wild (??) camels in the middle of the desert

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The Oasis, it gets green

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resting

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farmers on their fields

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women carry these bags on their heads

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amazing pottery

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and then we arrived in a city again, Erfoud

14 comments:

Thom said...

I so want to go there. I never knew it was so beautiful and so many interesting and beautiful things to see. I like those farmer clothes. Such color in the fields :)

diane said...

What amazing landscapes in that country.

claudie said...

The desert and suddenly the green fields!!! Such marvelous landscapes you discovered there.

Puss-in-Boots said...

What fabulous photos, Gattina. The skies are the same blue as we get here. All that greenery in the middle of the desert...fascinating.

Hootin' Anni said...

Ya....that pottery IS amazing!!! I'd want one to take home with me.

Happy Sunday to you Gattina

Tinsie said...

So interesting! I've never seen "real" photos of an oasis! Thanks for sharing with us :-)

Amy said...

Hello Gattina! I'm so glad to have found you. I'm doing Weekly Winners for the first time this week and so I came over from Lotus' blog.

Morocco is one of my dream trips!! Africa is actually - so many places there I'd love to see.

I love the shot of the child behind the mother's skirt. Wonderful!

─░lhami Uyar said...

Very nice blog,I admired it,with best wishes,

Vicky said...

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BEAUTIFUL!

I think my favorites are the first one, the wild camels and the Oasis. But I have to say, I found the entire set fascinating!

Nik said...

What an amazing experience. Wow. I love the colors and everything in these photos too. You captured and amazing atmosphere!

Tara R. said...

Wonderful set as always. Stunning landscapes.

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Secret Mom Thoughts said...

Beautiful photos and place.

Ladynred said...

What a beautiful set of photos in Morocco. a very nice place to visit!