Marrakesh

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Bye Lenny!

That there is Lenny as he runs back to the support vehicles after we took off in a hot air balloon in Morocco last year. Aperture ƒ/4.5 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 11mm ISO 200 Shutter speed 1/200s

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Look Straight Down!

Afraid of heights? Don’t go up in a hot air balloon! Aperture ƒ/6.3 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 21mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/80s

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Crossroads

Two roads diverge. Morocco 2013 Aperture ƒ/7.1 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 179mm ISO 400 Shutter speed 1/250s

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Cow in the Berber Village

A cow in a Berber village, Morocco 2013. Aperture ƒ/6.3 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 179mm ISO 400 Shutter speed 1/200s

The Camel Riders

The Camel Riders

Here’s Lenny, Kevin and Eoin (l-r) of Polldaddy fame riding on camels in Marrakesh, Morocco a few weeks ago. The ride was through wasteland adjoining a rich neighbourhood of Marrakesh where celebrities have their homes. When you hear that Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are in town they’re not staying in the Medina, that’s for […]

Marrakesh Rooftops

Marrakesh Rooftop City

A view of some nearby rooftops and a stunning sunset over Marrakesh, Morocco. In black and white I know, but I have a few more shots of the same sky coming! This was shot from Riad O2 in the city where Polldaddy recently stayed. In the Medina many (most?) of the houses are jam packed […]

To home on the bike

To home on the bike

To say there are many motorbikes in Marrakesh is an understatement. We arrived at dusk and watched shell shocked as small motorbikes wove back and forth between traffic and around corners with little evident care for safety. As a pedestrian here you must have eyes in the back of your head! With that sorted out […]

Hot Air Ballooning over Marrakech

Hot Air Ballooning over Marrakech

Yesterday brought the news that 19 tourists died in Egypt when their hot air balloon crashed. It almost made us rethink our activities today because we were planning to go up in a balloon here in Marrakech! The chance that our balloon would crash just because a balloon in Egypt crashed is minuscule. They’re unrelated […]

Traffic in Marrakesh

Four legged Traffic in Marrakesh

I’m here in Marrakesh, Morocco with the rest of Polldaddy for a week. This photo of a man on a donkey and cart was taken on the streets of the medina during a lull in traffic. After driving here I’m quite certain you could handle driving anywhere as buses, cars, vans, motorbikes and bicycles jostle […]