Plaza Hotel Casablanca
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Essential Morocco 8 Day Tour We started our Moroccan adventures 3rd May. The tour we were doing with Travel Talk was a free tour we had got as part of a deal last year when we had booked our big Turkey trip. We flew into Mohammed V airport in Casablanca at 5am in the morning and got a transfer from the airport to the hotel. The guy apparently …
... the corner and walked into the darkest, smoke filled, loudest Arabic playing bar where the locals were sitting around tugging on their smoking implements. A midget beer later we headed for bed. Once we got to our room and checked the exchange rate we discovered that our 300 dirham that we withdrew from the ATM was only 40 AUD. So total spend for the day was $30. Tomorrow our bartering skills will be more astute .
Our 15day intrepid tour starts tonight. ...
... 192, 227, 0.230469); -webkit-composition-frame-color: rgba(77, 128, 180, 0.230469); -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto; ">Fast forward to 1912 and the great European "divvy up" of North African countries and in come the lucky French, who believe it or not called it "Maison Blanche", like that was ever going to stick - I mean how romantic does "Maison Blanche" sound! Everything was sweet in Morocco under the French until the Second World War. Germany invaded Poland, ...
... meet up with some of these folks again. Our dinner at Rick's Cafe is the perfect venue for our farewell. The restaurant/bar has recently been restored by an American woman, and is absolutely charming in every way. We are seated upstairs in a mezzanine area graced by marble pillars and beautiful lamps, reminiscent of a bygone era. White-coated waiters perform their tasks silently and efficiently and the food is scrumptious. Piano music tinkles in ...
... has always been a city with a relatively high crime rate (compared to other Moroccan cities) but not like it is now. The typical thing before was a shifty looking fellow coming up to you, discreetly showing you that he has a knife, then politely asking you for money. It used to be whenever I encountered these types of fellows I always sensed that deep down they had a conscience--and a real fear of getting caught--so I could always evade them, or just keep talking to ...
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