Le Zenith Hotel & Spa
Travel Blogs from Casablanca
As we slowly recovered from the exhaustion of the long flight and jetlag and settled into Casablanca's surroundings, we began traveling toward the Hassan II Mosque. Relatively unknown to most of our group, we were unsure what to expect despite our tour guide mentioning it as one of the "eight wonders of the world." When you drive up toward the front of the square that contains the mosque, you immediately notice ...
... a bag filled with over a pound of olives for 1 euro, about $1.35.
Our tour ended in the downtown area where we really did not see much for shopping. But there’s a coffee shop on every block! We’ve found this to be very typical European. We didn’t have much time and needed to head back to the bus. Once we got back to the port, we figured out there were free shuttles back to the market areas where there was an ...
We arrived safe in Casablanca, Morocco after flying here from Spain. We visited the 3rd largest Mosque in the world in Casablanca, Hasan 2 Mosque. A stunningly beautifully Mosque and setting on the Atlantic Ocean. It holds 25,000 people. It is also a very modern Mosque only being finished in 1994 and was begun in 1987. It includes the tallest minaret in the world, an inside river, 41 fountains for people to wash themselves and a retractable roof. (watch-out Sky Dome) On the way to ...
... we got a taxi driver who either didn't know where he was going or who deliberately went out of his way to take us a very long way around in order to pad out the taxi fare. Consequently we were late and found on our arrival that the tour company would come back for us. Half an hour later they arrived and we headed off in a beautiful Mercedes 4 wheel drive to the desert location where we would meet four other groups. It is very surprising once you head inland ...
... of things! At the end we realized there were two different tours combined into the one, and that we were in the shorter one so we wouldn't get to do all the cool stuff, just the cities really. So we talked to Abdul about swapping to the longer one, and if he could find out how much extra it would cost us. Two of the other tour people showed up at the end of the tour, then we all met out the front and headed down the street to ...
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