LEATHER IN MOROCCO
Leather tanning is a big industry here. Some products are excellent, others are dodgy. Eliza bought a beautiful leather coat which she has worn non stop but her 'deer leather' shoes collapsed the first rainy day. The forgeries are so good these days that I wouldn't take the risk [also I didn't want to carry anything home ].
The tanneries and leather souks [markets] were fascinating, colourful and a tad smelly.
Can't go past a tannery for a great photo op.
...check out the roof - no roofing nails needed here!! This pic should have gone into the 'Building industry' file.
The next pic was taken in a souk - a man was carrying a big bundle of tanned leather on his head - strange picture - a bit disgusting really.
...there's a bit of shoe repairing going on here, 'tho I think the shoes are made from plastic...
I love this for ingenuity - rubber buckets made from old car tyres and inner tubes...
...and pumping up a bike tyre the old fashioned way.