4 x4 Landrover Defnder on the Sahara sand dunes of erg Chebbi, Morocco, Africa

Wonders of the World – Erg Chebbi Dunes   ” One of the most exciting things I have ever done was to sit in my Land Rover early one cold wet spring morning and type the word Marrakech into my sat nav. It just felt so unreal, yet thirty Six hours later I had crossed the straits of Gibraltar into Morocco, and was on my way to the northern Sahara. This was a journey I had wanted to do for years my Land Rover had been well prepared for the journey. Nothing could have prepared me though for the breathtaking beauty of the great Ergs,Read More →

Berber arabesque Morcabe plasterwork of the 14th century Ben Youssef Madersa (Islamic college) re-constructed by the Saadian Sultan Abdallah al-Ghalib in 1564 as the largest and most prestigious Medersa in Morocco. Marrakesh, Morroco

“Marrakesh used to be the haunt of the Hippies in the 1960’s and even though it has retained much of its Berber atmosphere it is today a popular weekend destination for those who want to experience Berber Africa first hand. Its bustling market the Jemaa el-Fnaa is still as big attraction for Moroccans as it is for tourists but the great treasures of Marrakesh are its Berber Palaces and Islamic schools. I hope you enjoy my photos.”, Paul Williams.   See More of Our Photos of Villa Adriana Tivoli Download Marrakesh Photos or Buy Prints Download pictures & Images of Morocco Photos of Marrakesh andRead More →

Interior of The Sultan Ahmed Mosque (Sultanahmet Camii) or Blue Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey. Built from 1609 to 1616 during the rule of Ahmed I the interior is decorated with Iznik tiles.

‘One of the greatest architectural decorative forms is the Arabesque. Arab mathematicians created incredibly intricate designs in plaster, tiles, and wood to decorate their palaces. Based on Islamic ideas theological ideas that banned representations of God, Islamic designers glorified God by producing intricate designs that demonstrated the eternal depths of Gods being. To this end this gallery of photos is dedicated to the great Islamic craftsmen, I hope you enjoy the photos.’ Paul Williams.   See More of Our Photos of Villa Adriana Tivoli Download Arabesque Architecture Photos or Buy Prints Download pictures & Images of Islamic Art and Architecture Beautiful Art Photos of ArabesqueRead More →

Adobe buildings of the Berber Ksar or fortified village of Ait Benhaddou, Sous-Massa-Dra Morocco

“To walk across a wide shingled dry river bed to Ait Ben Haddou in Morocco is like walking back in time. The Adobe buildings of Ait Ben Haddou are both Bibloical and Arabesque and have been used for the backdrop of films on the Bible and in Lawrence of Arabia. Ait Ben Haddou is a tuely time locked village that deserves its UNESCO World Heritage Status. I hope you enjoy mu photos of Ait Ben Haddou”, Paul Williams.   See More of Our Photos of Ait Ben Haddou and Morocco Download Ait Ben Haddou Photos or Buy Prints Download pictures & Images of Morocco BeautifulRead More →