Morroco’s Perfectly Picturesque Doorways

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Walking somewhere takes an exceptionally long time when you stop to admire every single door. 

Needless to say, every wander in Morocco took a bit longer than a normal stroll. I’d spot a door. Then, I’d crush my back against a wall in the narrow alleyway to let others pass before snapping a photo … and then another and another.

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They have high arches and intricate tile work. They are shaped liked keyholes and rectangles.

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Some are small and almost hidden within other doors. Others serve as massive, multi-story grand entrances to opulent mosques.

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They serve as city gates and the humble entrance to a neighbor’s home.

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Turquoise blue, emerald green, blood red … and little bit of every color of the rainbow.

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They have overhanging wooden shingles, elaborate paintings, and artistically designed door knockers.

If you’re lucky, you might even see a street cat asleep on a stoop.

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Every alley leads to another alley.

And in each and every one is a beautiful surprise — a door worth getting lost for.

One Response to “Morroco’s Perfectly Picturesque Doorways”

  1. Jill

    These are spectacular! I love doors…and ironwork on gates & balconies!

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