Henna in Marrakech

June 17, 2010
culture, morocco, vacation
henna in morocco

In Marrakech, Djemaa el-Fna market is filled with performers and henna artists. I got my two hands done for about 80 Moroccan Dirhams, which is about 10 dollars. The woman let me choose from a book of designs. It took about ten minutes and the henna lasted for a week.

The whole transaction was simple even without any knowledge of French or Arabic.

The hardest part was convincing my students back home that the designs weren’t permanent tattoos.

About Rachel Sales

Rachel SalesRachel Sales is a co-founder of Pink Pangea.

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