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'''Taroudannt''' is a market town in Southern Morocco about 45 miles inland from [[Agadir]].
 
'''Taroudannt''' is a market town in Southern Morocco about 45 miles inland from [[Agadir]].
[[Image:Taroudannt_sign.jpg|thumb|400px|Road sign]]
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[[Image:Taroudannt_sign.jpg|thumb|300px|Road sign]]
  
 
Also see [http://homepage.ntlworld.com/teresa.benison/ray.htm Poem written in Taroudannt "Call to Prayer"]
 
Also see [http://homepage.ntlworld.com/teresa.benison/ray.htm Poem written in Taroudannt "Call to Prayer"]
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==Drink==
 
==Drink==
 
Orange juice from street vendors.
 
Orange juice from street vendors.
[[Image:Orange stalls in Taroudannt.JPG|thumb|400px|Orange stalls]]
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[[Image:Orange stalls in Taroudannt.JPG|thumb|300px|Orange stalls]]
  
 
==Wildlife==
 
==Wildlife==
 
A colony of white storks lives in a group of trees near the eastern gate of the town.
 
A colony of white storks lives in a group of trees near the eastern gate of the town.
[[Image:Taroudannt storks.JPG|thumb|400px|Roosting storks]]
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[[Image:Taroudannt storks.JPG|thumb|500px|Roosting storks]]
  
 
There are also many pigeons, some of which nest in the square holes in the town walls. These holes were made deliberately in order to encourage nesting and thereby provide the town with a source of food in times of seige. Shooting pigeons is a popular sport, with the shooting season ending in mid-August.
 
There are also many pigeons, some of which nest in the square holes in the town walls. These holes were made deliberately in order to encourage nesting and thereby provide the town with a source of food in times of seige. Shooting pigeons is a popular sport, with the shooting season ending in mid-August.
 
[[Image:Taroudannt gun law.jpg|thumb|400px|Taroudannt gun law]]
 
[[Image:Taroudannt gun law.jpg|thumb|400px|Taroudannt gun law]]
[[Image:Pigeons in Taroudannt wall.JPG|thumb|400px|Taroudannt pigeons]]
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[[Image:Pigeons in Taroudannt wall.JPG|thumb|300px|Taroudannt pigeons]]

Revision as of 08:19, 24 August 2005

Taroudannt is a market town in Southern Morocco about 45 miles inland from Agadir.

Road sign

Also see Poem written in Taroudannt "Call to Prayer"

Drink

Orange juice from street vendors.

Orange stalls

Wildlife

A colony of white storks lives in a group of trees near the eastern gate of the town.

Roosting storks

There are also many pigeons, some of which nest in the square holes in the town walls. These holes were made deliberately in order to encourage nesting and thereby provide the town with a source of food in times of seige. Shooting pigeons is a popular sport, with the shooting season ending in mid-August.

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