Golden Tulip Farah Casablanca
Travel Blogs from Casablanca
... market and ricks cafe, recreated from the movie of course! In the hotel we are staying at the was the famous quite above from the movie. Ramadan is going at the moment which has throw a huge spanner on the works. There is no one around until the sun goes down, it is like a ghost town, all the shops are closed and the beaches are empty. It's a little surreal. We visited the worlds third largest mosque which was HUGE, but completely empty. Very quiet and ...
... been a village of wealthy house owners because of the lovely mosaics and the size of the houses. Walking down the Apia were openings to the various shops with their identifications, meat, chickens, wine. The mosaics were very much intact with one of Diana, another of Bacchus and Zeus. We left for Meknes and visited the granaries and stables of the Royal Palace, then had ...
... became virtually useless when you realise that many of the streets don't have street signs. I finally found my way around and walked up to the mosque. It is beautiful (well from the outside anyway, they were closed at the time that I went so. The mosque is on the coast line away from the city a bit. The city itself is fairly old and run down, except for the new team system was implemented a couple if years ago. It is quite strange to be ...
... to purchase our souvenirs and later at some other shopping stops. It reminded me of the old Bali days when the drivers take you to vendors they obviously had relationships with and/or received a commission from any sales. Still we bought two little trinkets and a leather belt for Scott that the shop owner decided was worth 120 euros and I nearly choked. After much bartering with him and his boss we settled on 40 euros but I daresay the trinkets are ...
... mosque and then looking out at the Atlantic Ocean while watching some kids playing soccer in the streets, I walked back towards the Casablanca city center.
Throughout the day in Casablanca I had noticed a lot of people standing around tables that had large pots in the middle. It looked like people were enjoying some sort of street soup. So I went up to one of the tables on my way back to the city center and ordered a soup. But it ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility