From the Missouri Botanical Garden orchid show . . . .
The annual orchid show is in full swing at the Missouri Botanical Garden.
On Tuesday evening I got to take some photos after hours. These shots are all with the macro lens on my Canon . . . .
Busses are quite full.
At the royal horse track.
Two views of the famous Gare de Casa Voyageurs.
Lighthouse across the bay, at the point of the Corniche.
Local passport office.
In the Anglican cemetery, a straw broom, resting from its labours. As are those souls represented by the tablets and markers.
The Hassan II Mosque, as viewed from across the bay, near the point on the Corniche:
My guide, Achraf, and I had a wonderful day Wednesday!
Camels waiting to be ridden.
The Atlantic on the west coast of Morocco.
No explanation needed.
Views from the ancient Phoenician necropolis. Notice the fishing boats, and the other lighthouse at Cap Malabata.
A goat on the hillside.
Folks waiting for entrance to the consulate for a visa. Left is Spain. Right is France.
Pay telephones are still present everywhere.
A cultural artifact the Kasbah mosque — a painted ceiling. It’s stunningly beautiful!
8:30 a.m. on my first morning (of five) in Tangiers.
These photos are from the Hilton Tangier 13th-floor swimming pool deck. But it’s much too chilly to swim today.
See the palm tree in the foreground, closest to the camera? It’s fake. These cellular towers are all around town.
The local intercity train station.