Travel Blogs from Casablanca
... lightly when we left for the airport at 7:30 am. We allowed plenty of time because we needed to stop by VAT refund desk after check-in. It took us 50 minutes to get to airport. And was super convenient to take Metro as we could see highway traffic was slowed down.
All went smooth at check in. Sadly, we were ...
... yet in reality, most tourists and travellers bypass it or simply use it as a transit point heading north or south. It is the commercial and economic hub of the country but its medina is not on the same scale as a Meknes, Fez or Marrakech. But we were only 20km from it and had touched its outskirts anyway when we had visited Nissan....it would be crazy not to give it the benefit of the doubt....surely there must be something appealing...somewhere!
we both enjoyed a restful sleep. No need to rush around, just took our time getting ready and had some breakfast. Afterwards we strolled along the coastline absorbing as much of the ocean air as we could. The sin was shining brightly, people were milling around doing their thing. We decided to find a pharmacy to see if I could get some medicine for me to help unplug the ears before our flight, luckily we found someone with enough English ...
... hand--a new generation of thieves. Thieves who rob you and the beat you up afterwards. Thieves who attack elderly people. Thieves who have absolutely no fear of getting caught because they know that the police don't really care. Thieves who aren't afraid of going to jail--because jails have become much nicer than they used to be... It used to be (and still is in other parts of Morocco) that if anyone called "thief!", every man in a 500 meter radius would come running ...
... that don’t have an exploding crime rate like Casablanca does right now. There are plenty of forests in the US and Europe that are whole lot more attractive than this one, and you don’t have to go on red alert every time you see someone approaching you. After a stretch of uninterrupted forest I reach an open area and to the north I can see a new residential or industrial zone being built. I guess I should enjoy the forest while it’s still here. Even though ...
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