Videos tagged with "strange"
Jemaa el Fna in the evening - Marrakesh, Morocco [04:29]
An evening on the one of the strangest and busiest squares in Africa. Wieczór na największym placu w Marrakeszu, Maroko, i jednym z najruchliwszych w Afryce.
Tags: Jemaa, el, Fna, in, the, evening, Djemaa, Fnaa, Marrakesh, Marrakech, Morocco, Maroc, Dżamaa, al-Fina, Marrakesz, Maroko, UNESCO, Heritage, Site, Tadeusz, Słabczyński, Globograf, Warszawa
Goats in argan tree. [00:30]
Morocco. Traveling from Imlil to Taroudant. The tree the goats are in is an evergreen argan tree. It is found mostly only in Morocco. The tree reaches heights of 25-30 feet, and has a knobby, twisted trunk that allows for goat climbers. The goats climb the tree because they like to eat the fruit of the tree, which is similar to an olive. Which is all well and good. Goats in trees. Perfectly natural. Farmers actually follow the herds of goats as they move from tree to tree. Not because it is so strange to see goats in trees and the farmers like to point and stare, but because the fruit of the tree has a nut inside, which the goats can't digest, so they spit it up or excrete it which the farmers collect. The nut contains 1-3 kernels, which can be ground to make argan oil used in cooking and cosmetics. This oil has been collected by the people of the region for hundreds of years, but like many wild and useful things these days, the argan tree is slowly disappearing due to over-harvesting for the tree's wood and overgrazing by goats. As a result a group of people and organizations have banded together to try to save the tree. To do so one of the primary locations where the trees grow has been declared a biosphere preserve. It was also decided that by making the world aware of the oil, it's great taste and supposed anti-aging properties, would create a demand for it. However, the people who planned to market the oil could not envision people wanting to put an oil on their food ...
Tags: argan, goat, tree, lindadevolder, Canon, powershotsx30, travel, Africa, Morocco, Maroc, al-Maġrib, المغرب العربي, Atlas, High Atlas
strange noise whilst taking off [02:14]
was on the way to morocco and the engins made strange noises when taking off was fine for the rest of the journey
Tags: take, off, plane, morocco, aircraft, taking, noise