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Tag Archives: Morocco
My globe-trotting brother Matthew Atkin has been out taking more of his stunning photos – this time of the fishing boats of Agadir, Morocco, with their striking and graceful high bows. Wonderful stuff. Thanks Matt! PS – if you enjoyed … Continue reading
My recently married friends Eve and Ed Birch very kindly took these striking photos of a shipbuilding yard at Essaouira in Morocco, where they travelled for their honeymoon. Thanks for remembering us Eve and Ed!
Traditional wooden boat building at Agadir, Morocco, snapped by Spider T owner Mal Nicholson while on a holiday recently. It’s rough old stuff, but it’s traditional boat building on a commercial basis, and clearly not for the yacht trade. … Continue reading