For the first time ever, get 1 year of Awesome and Adobe Creative Cloud Photography account for just $10.35 USD/month! Learn more. Upgrade now

I took this photo in Essaouira's port, Morocco, in the evening when the fishermen were returning from the fishing and had left his boats. It is said that the port of Essaouira was founded by the Sultan Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdellah to punish the city of Agadir, where rebellions against the leading power took place.
Soon after its foundation 1770 until the first half of the nineteenth century, the port was the most important trading port between Europe, Africa and the Americas. Mogador is the old port of Morocco but when Casablanca grew up to the North and Agadir to the South, it lost its status.

Discover more inspiring photos like this one.

Download the FREE 500px app Open in app