berber market, argan cooperative and atlas mountains | marrakech, morocco

If you’re interested in reading any of our travel posts from Morocco before you watch these videos, you can find them here. The first video shows a Berber market high up in the Atlas mountains. We had hired a local tour guide to take us around and after riding camels near the city, we were not expecting something like this at all. We were the only tourists amongst a group of locals going about their daily routine and experienced things we would not find in the Medina. We walked past a man fitting a donkey with a shoe, saw camel legs and brains being sold at a stand, and caught a glimpse of a young boy having his blood drained in one of the market huts. He was coughing and throwing up due to illness and they believed that by draining his blood, the “bad” blood would leave his body. […]

       
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