This photo of waiters in the old city, the Medina, in Marrakesh sums up the evocative nature of the city. Every evening, as the sun went down, peddlers and restauranteurs from all over the city converged on the Medina and set up their temporary kitchens to serve locals and tourists alike under the crimson dusk sky. The smoke, the evening light, the waiters in their white coats all served to annonymise diners and servers in a sepia shroud that recalled times centuries ago when traders from all over Africa must have decended on this same timeless spot