The Door of The Desert


A trip to Ouarzazate (Morocco) also called The door of the desert. The town is also noted a film-making for so many international film companies.

One month ago i went to Ouarzazate (Morocco) and its the capital of Souss-Massa-Draâ in the southern-central Morocco.
The town is chiefly inhabited by Berbers, who constructed many of the prominent kasbahs and building for which the area is known for. The town and surrounding area is also a noted film-making location, with Morocco’s biggest studios inviting many international film companies to shoot their films. Films such as Star Wars, The Last Temptation of Christ , The Mummy or Gladiator were shot in the Ouarazate area.

I go there with a lomography RedScale, for increase those red tones of the desert and a Velvia for the saturation of the colors.

written by riki_87 on 2009-07-13 #places #desert #location #morocco #ouarzazate


  1. panelomo
    panelomo ·

    open that door!

  2. dogma
    dogma ·

    Wow shots 4,7,13 are awsame!!!

  3. riki_87
    riki_87 ·

    thanks LSI!!!!!!!

  4. disdis
    disdis ·

    Nice location and better pictures!

  5. eyecon
    eyecon ·

    I can already feel the heat in your galery! Have to go - need water......

  6. stouf
    stouf ·

    Diverse and gorgeous gallery ! Congrats !

  7. mrs-paul
    mrs-paul ·

    Quarzazate is an awesome town, my favourite place in Morocco. Love your redscale panoramas!

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