Alibab.com – Alibab Moroccan Tent Supply
The vast majority of citizens of Morocco recognize the history and tradition of a style of tent known as Makhzen. Yvonne Senouf is honoring that tradition with an online business at alibab.com. Visitors to the site are greeted with pages that are built entirely using flash technology. The site is awkward to use, but contains good information regarding the history of Makhzen. The primary purpose of the website is to allow customers to order Makhzens for private use. These giant tents have been crafted for centuries to house from thirty to five hundred people, sometimes for residential use, or for large gatherings like weddings. Each tent is hand made by up to 40 artists and craftsmen who spend about one month working on each tent that they build. These tents are often used to host feasts and showcase luxurious products.