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Snapshots

  1. Tannery jobs

    Snapshot Title: Tannery jobs
    Taken by: Stefan Geens

    Image: Sidi Moussa Tannery, Fes, Morocco
    Image Owner: Stefan Geens



    Description:

    Man carrying a skin.



  2. Minaret top

    Snapshot Title: Minaret top
    Taken by: Stefan Geens

    Image: Sidi Moussa Tannery, Fes, Morocco
    Image Owner: Stefan Geens



    Description:

    Top of the minaret attached to the Mausoleum of Moulay Idriss.



  3. Tourists

    Snapshot Title: Tourists
    Taken by: Stefan Geens

    Image: Sidi Moussa Tannery, Fes, Morocco
    Image Owner: Stefan Geens



    Description:

    Viewing platforms let tourists look out over the tannery. Below, shop owners wait for customers.



  4. Tannery job

    Snapshot Title: Tannery job
    Taken by: Stefan Geens

    Image: Sidi Moussa Tannery, Fes, Morocco
    Image Owner: Stefan Geens



    Description:

    The first phase involves washing the skins in these white baths, where the chemicals remove the hair from the hides.



  5. Antennas

    Snapshot Title: Antennas
    Taken by: Stefan Geens

    Image: Sidi Moussa Tannery, Fes, Morocco
    Image Owner: Stefan Geens



    Description:

    You'd think one antenna could feed a few TV sets. But no...



  6. Tannery jobs

    Snapshot Title: Tannery jobs
    Taken by: Stefan Geens

    Image: Sidi Moussa Tannery, Fes, Morocco
    Image Owner: Stefan Geens



    Description:

    Washing the skins in a dying solution.



  7. Skins drying

    Snapshot Title: Skins drying
    Taken by: Stefan Geens

    Image: Sidi Moussa Tannery, Fes, Morocco
    Image Owner: Stefan Geens



    Description:

    Variously-colored skins can be seen drying on the hillside.



  8. Merenid tombs

    Snapshot Title: Merenid tombs
    Taken by: Stefan Geens

    Image: Sidi Moussa Tannery, Fes, Morocco
    Image Owner: Stefan Geens



    Description:

    14th century tombs, popular these days for the view they afford of Fes.



  9. Moulay Idriss Mausoleum

    Snapshot Title: Moulay Idriss Mausoleum
    Taken by: Stefan Geens

    Image: Sidi Moussa Tannery, Fes, Morocco
    Image Owner: Stefan Geens



    Description:

    Mausoleum to the founder of the city.



  10. Tannery jobs

    Snapshot Title: Tannery jobs
    Taken by: Stefan Geens

    Image: Sidi Moussa Tannery, Fes, Morocco
    Image Owner: Stefan Geens



    Description:

    Transporting the skins.



  11. Tannery jobs

    Snapshot Title: Tannery jobs
    Taken by: Stefan Geens

    Image: Sidi Moussa Tannery, Fes, Morocco
    Image Owner: Stefan Geens



    Description:

    Hanging the skins out to dry.



  12. Tannery jobs

    Snapshot Title: Tannery jobs
    Taken by: Stefan Geens

    Image: Sidi Moussa Tannery, Fes, Morocco
    Image Owner: Stefan Geens



    Description:

    Painting the skins