Kitties everywhere. Generally, Islamic people are not pet people, so it was not surprising to see stray cats here, there and everywhere. Still, we did note chicken heads along the neighborhood lanes, and small bowls of scraps left as payment to the mangy mousers.

Mud for the Hammam.

The natural powders at an apothecary, for dying fabrics.

The terra cotta colored city is beautiful in every light.

The only Western influence we found.

Hamsa, named for the daughter of the Prophet Muhammad, and protector against the Evil Eye.

Maʿ al-salāmah.