Craftsmanship in Fez

At the end of September I travelled to Morocco and spent a couple of days in Fez. Its millenary Medina is filled with treasures and surprises, and wandering through the maze of its small streets definitely is the best way to get a good sense of the heart of the city.

Tanneries, potteries, weavers, carpenters, painters, etc. there are plenty of crafts still being practiced and taught. All those traditions and this know-how were quite incredible to witness, at a time when we’re used to manufactured goods produced in factories. There, people are working with their hands, their skills and what they’ve learned, generation through generation. And it was beautiful to see.

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7 responses

  1. Fantastic! I travelled to Morocco in March, it’s an amazing place to photograph. I’ll definitely be going back to visit Fez

    October 26, 2012 at 5:53 pm

  2. amazing pictures. they are so vibrant! Morocco is one of the places i want to go soon….

    October 26, 2012 at 6:38 pm

  3. Beautiful. Morocco is one of my places to visit.

    October 28, 2012 at 5:04 pm

  4. I love your pictures may i use some of them in my web site .www.treasuresofmorocco.com
    Thank you

    November 2, 2012 at 1:42 am

    • Hi thanks for your comment.
      Yes you may use some of them, but please could you mention the credit: Astrid Templier.
      Many thanks

      November 5, 2012 at 2:18 pm

      • yes I did mentioned you and I will every time , check out my face page and like it your picture is there .

        November 6, 2012 at 2:52 am

  5. Beautiful photographs. I never made it to Fez, but it looks very similar to Marrakech – maybe even more Medieval looking? Either way, lovely captures!

    November 7, 2012 at 10:09 pm

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