Two young brides gather for a 3 day long mass wedding ceremony in the Berber village of Taaraart, Morocco, in which 18 couples will be married, Sep. 2003. On the third day of the wedding, brides covered with traditional wool blankets and red veils go to the river together to get some water as a purification ritual. Few men manage to choose women outside their village, however, the families concerned normally agree on pairings that are not in the same family. Photo by: Alexandra Boulat / VII Marocco: Berbers of the High Atlas, two brides at home during the Mass wedding ceremonies, 3 days long to marry 18 couple, by the Ait Ayach people in Taaraart. September 2003. On the third day of the wedding, brides covered with traditional wool blankets an a red viel go to the river together to get some water, as a purification ritual. Taarart village, 2000 inhabitants, | Location: Taaraart, Morocco.
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