All along the way Kim kept snapping away taking pictures of local people as they went about their business. She had to be quick however and mostly secretive about what she was doing because a lot of people were not that happy about having their photographs taken. The Muslim faith does not permit images of people and on most occasions when someone saw a camera pointed their way they would either turn away or wag a reproachful finger to say no.
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Amazing! Going there in March : )
It is an amazing place, you are sure to enjoy it!
the smell, the air, the excitement, the dark sinister eyes, the narrow alleyways , the souks…how I remember them well and how much I loved being there.
I believe that the reason for not taking photos is that it is believed that part of the soul/spirit is taken by the camera and therefore the person is deprived..of course if you paid them then that is entirely different
Your comment is completely on the button!
I love the Arabic souks and the barterring that goes with them. Very interesting post and love the first image.