Rivoli Hotel Casablanca
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
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... to the airport for our onward trip to Morocco. Given its Sunday, most of the shops are shut so we were disappointed to find we couldn't support the Spanish economy in Zara. BUT, there was a Zara shop at the airport!! Little green bags everywhere for us (surprise, surprise!!). We arrived in Morocco as the sun was setting on a balmy spring day. I really felt like Linda Blair in The Exorcist on the the drive to our accommodation, my head was swivelling so fast. From the goat ...
... I contemplated the next move. Suddenly a bread roll appeared. I looked over. The roll was held by an outstretched hand belonging to a man sitting two seats over. I looked up. He was offering me the roll. "Oh. No, it's ok." I said. His hand moved quickly up and down. He nodded his head. I wasn't really sure what to do, take the roll or risk insulting him by refusing. I took the roll. I said, "Shukran" (Translation: Thank you) He quickly turned to look through his bag. ...
... in Casablanca, I made plans to go on a 2 day 1 night camel trek starting the second day, but besides the trek I had nothing planned. I spend most of the first day walking around the medina of Casablanca. A medina is basically an old area, typically filled with markets. The markets were completely chaotic, but in such a fantastic way. Every shop you would pass, someone would try and get you to buy something. Being Caucasian, a minority there, the vendors would target ...
... sniffs and eyefuls of scrutiny. No doubt this contributed to the siege warfare that is their culture of bartering.
We approached the outskirts of the district and encountered a seedier side to the markets. The stalls devolved into cross-legged men in front of carpets selling clearly stolen goods. Here a dusty radio, there some mobile phone chargers held together with elastic bands. A Barbie doll with only one leg was lying on one of these mats. The other leg ...
... squeezed orange juice. My travel fatigue was nearly instantly banished. Dinner as also a refreshing change. At L'etoile Centrale we tried a Moroccan lamb tagine and a chicken cous-cous. Having mouthwateringly well cooked meat and not-curry was such a pleasure. Each succulent mouthful was appreciated. And the décor was an intricately decorated arrangement of dark wooden furniture and plump cushions. Everything had a ...