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Beggars and Hustlers

Marrakech, Morocco's vibrant and bustling city, is a sensory overload of colors, sounds, and scents. Its medieval medina, a labyrinth of narrow alleyways, is home to the famous souks (markets) where locals and tourists converge. Let’s delve into the intriguing world of Marrakech’s beggars and the lively market scene:

 

    Djemaa El Fna Square:

  • All streets eventually lead to Djemaa El Fna, the legendary plaza at the heart of Marrakech.

  • Acrobats, snake charmers, fortune-tellers, and Berber musicians compete for attention here.

  • Drummers create a rhythmic beat from noon to night, while men in flowing robes offer games of chance.

  • As the sun sets, dozens of food stalls appear, serving tagine and flaky pastries to hungry travelers.

   

   

Two beggars, sitting on the outskirts of the market in Marrakesh. One reaches out to passers-by and the other waits expectantly

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