Today I headed out to explore Essaouira for myself. I got a fair bit of unwanted attention as the blonde lady with a big camera. “Bonjour! Journalist?” I started off on the roof terrace of my Riad, Maison du Sud, using my long lens I managed a couple of Candids.
I had lunch at a cafe in the main square. Buskers come along, play a while and then pass around a hat, largely ignored. I took this fellas photo so felt it only right to offer a few coins.
Here’s a shot of one of the hand cart porters, all tourist luggage arrives in the Medina like this.
I ate dinner with Katie at a little French restaurant near to du Sud. I tried some mint tea, it was very nice but I don’t think I will be having it again, lets just say that later that evening I found out that Imodium Instant really is instant! I’m sure it was that tea!
Before bed I went back on to the roof terrace with my tripod, 75/300 and 2x converter in hand and Yay, I have my own photo of the moon! I know it’s not the bestest ever moon photo but its all my own work and now my blog has an appropriate banner image = chuffed!