Oleander seed dispersal.
Ewe shall not pass.
Pretty much the best thing ever - pumpkin, potato, garlic, green onion, and butter. Plus a flash.
Just under a month left!
The view from Helen Rose's stairwell.
Vitamine forks are a little weak.
At the water stop ~15km from my town.
I’ve been running in circles trying to get some work done, which means I’ve made several trips down the mountain in the last week or so – and I have to be in Er Rachidia again on Monday! Oof! Because of limited transportation up to my town, I’ve gotten to spend a little downtime wandering in the flatlands below. Without further ado, here are the pictures:
Helen Rose capturing poppies on film.
"lov shmkar" - as found on a door.
Date palm bark.
Fields near my house from a hill I'd somehow never summitted before!
My town, new perspective.
Itto Tabldeet - wrapping and photo, once again, courtesy of Aziza.
A series of unfortunate events - Er Rachidia.
An inexplicably imported German Shepherd puppy in rural Morocco.
Helen Rose & Laundry on the Roof.
The ever present rooftop satellite dish.
Tinkering with photo editing.
That’s all for today! Hope you enjoyed the show!
In Progress: A Future Livestock Pen.
Ubiquitous, but I still don't know its name.
The Castle on the Hill.
Vetiver Test Plant - Still Alive!
Woodpile in an Olive Grove.
While playing with my camera, the kids looked up. Sky!
View through the fields to Ait Abdessamad.
Posted in Environment, Life
Tagged Agriculture, Eggs, Fields, Flowers, Morocco, Olives, Peace Corps, Photo, Sky, Spring, Vetiver
One of my friends who did a lot of photography in college is looking to get back into the habit, so he challenged me and some other friends to join him in taking a photo a day throughout the month of March. I thought I’d document the appropriate ones here – those of you who know me are just going to have to wait till I get back to see all my photos of my Moroccan friends!
Here are a few of my favorites that I’ve taken from March 1st-4th:
Fall transitions to spring, as seen on an almond branch.
Oleander seed pod, burst.
Viva Imazighn! This is the symbol 'zaid', which is on the Amazigh (Berber) flag and is seen as graffiti pretty much everywhere Amazigh pride runs high.
I finally bought myself a taharuit, or black embroidered shawl, from a nearby women's cooperative. All the ladies here wear them every day, although theirs are mostly embroidered in bright colors or silver and gold trim rather than in pastel, like mine. Photo and wrapping credits go to my friend Aziza.
The Great Spiral Breadstick (in dough form)
The spring from my roof at night.
In other picture news, I think I need to go back and delete the pictures of Ikram and the one of Selma that I posted before. The girls don’t care, but I’ve been given reason to believe that their mother does.
I’ll try to post pictures at least once a week in March – hope you enjoy them!
Posted in Environment, Life
Tagged Almond, Amazigh, Bread, Culture, March, Morocco, Night, Oleander, Peace Corps, Photo
Isn't he cute?