National Geographic : 1935 Jun
MODERN LIFE IN MOROCCO, WESTERN OUTPOST OF ISLAM WHITE-DOMED TOMBS OF MOSLEM SAINTS SLEEP IN THE AFRICAN SUN To such shrines at Safi devout Moslems come, knock three times to awaken the sleeping holy man, and pray for love, for revenge, for children, or for deliverance from spells. © National Geographic Society Autochromes Lumiere by M. Flandrin WITH HIS HAND-MADE BROOM HE SHOOS AWAY THE FLIES While waiting for customers, merchants squat thus, or sit cross-legged in the market of Marrakech. "In season" are sold squashes, turnips, carrots, and bright-red peppers. Through the markets swirls the colorful life of Moroccan cities, enlivened by snake charmers, dancers, and story tellers.