Club Val d'Anfa Hotel
Travel Blogs from Casablanca
... too, although we knew to expect it, to see all the women in the burkas and headdresses. You could tell which ones were tourists very easily here!! After a bit of wandering, we made our way back to our hotel and went up to the room, where we found a channel with movies in English and just watched some movies and went to bed. We decided not to go back to Marianne's families house because our tour was starting the next day and we didn't want to be wrecked for it! So we just stayed ...
... re off to find Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman. Well actually just the Mosque that is supposedly the biggest outside Mecca.
The Mosque was an half hour walk and pretty amazing. We dipped our feet in the Atlantic Ocean and the decided that after 33 hours of travel and very little sleep, it was time for a nap!
Two and a half hours later we forced ourselves to get up and go ...
... pots, sheesh a pipes, argon oil and more. Very neat to see. The architecture here is very cool. Lots of amazing doorways and such. I am happy they took me to this Habous, as I think it was a good introduction to the market life, before I visit the insane souk in Marrakech. We then went to have lunch and then hung out in front courtyard at the house the rest of the afternoon. It's been a lovely day. Tomorrow we are going to check out the beach ...
Well the day started extra early after Scott set the phone alarm for 6am as we were arriving into Casablanca at 7am and we wanted to be on deck as we came into port. After we were up and ready I noticed it was still very dark outside and then realised that is was actually an hour earlier. Somehow with another hour clock change during the night we had managed to get woken up at 5am instead of 6am. So we were on deck as the ship docked and at breakfast by ...
... Morocco speak Arabic and some French, while in the far north of Morocco they speak Arabic and some Spanish.
The train ride into town was great. I saw tall trees, orange and yellow flowers, fields of grass, camels, sheep, horses, and mules from my seat. I spoke basic French with the guy sitting across from me, reacquiring some of the language that I had not used for over a year.
Once in the city center, I was refreshed by a ...
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