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Amtoudi



Amtoudi
Introduction

1. The reward

2. The other side




















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AMTOUDI
The reward

Amtoudi, Morocco


Amtoudi, Morocco

Amtoudi, Morocco

Amtoudi, Morocco

Amtoudi, Morocco


The first thing to do as you get that wide muleback away from between your legs, is to walk around a bit while your bowed legs slowly return to normal. And you look down into the valley, which is a beautiful sight.
The interior of the agadir is in a fantastic condition, something that comes from the fact that large parts of it are far younger than its total 800 years. But the low precipitation range has also helped the rather fragile structures from being destoyed.
The guardian is there only for you, but he does his job well and tells you both the background, stories and he also points out good photographing angles.
On the third photo, the guardian explains the basics of the closing the gate and the use of the enormous key.
The fourth photo shows some sort of ventilation system, but I didn't get a proper explanation to its practical purpose.
Fifth photo shows a type of traditional mortar, but it is very small considering that the agadir contained grain for a whole village.





By Tore Kjeilen