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Marrakech, one of Morocco’s imperial cities.

Moroccan countryside on our way from Casablanca to Marrakech (three hour drive on the highway). And an African gas station. Today, on Thursday, July 9, we spent the entire day in Marrakech. It was hot!!!! But we are not complaining. Known as the “red city” because of its massive ramparts …

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Casablanca, Rick’s Cafe

Thank you all for checking my blog and for writing comments. It is fun to receive comments from you my dear blog readers. This is my last post from Casablanca. The next one will be from Marrakech, where we were all day today, enjoying a very, very hot day. Before …

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Casablanca, Hassan II Mosque

Here we are, in front of Hassan II Mosque. Please read about this building, it is fascinating. The information is from Carole French’s book Morocco. This brainchild and crowning achievement of King Hassan II, this phenomenal building is the world’s third-largest mosque, after Mecca and Medina. It was built to …

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Casablanca, Morocco’s most cosmopolitan city.

I would add to this title that it is Morocco’s very European city. We started the day with an organized tour of Casablanca. Our guide, Faoud, tried his best to present many aspects of the city, its history, economy, attractions etc. He is very knowledgeable and energetic. You can see his …

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