life through the lens
The flight to Cameroon stopped off at Casablanca so we had a couple of days in Morocco en route - November 2008.
The Moroccan Dirham
I've no idea where these doors led - I didn't want to mess with the gatekeeper. Close to Bab Mrisa, one of the gates leading to Salé medina (the old town).
The walls that enclose Salé medina
Salé medina walls
Sleeping in a palm shadow, Salé
Wandering through the medina souq, Salé
From Salé cross the bridge and you'll get this view of Rabat's Kasbah des Oudaias
The walls of the Kasbah des Oudaias, Rabat's citadel or fortress
Inside the Kasbah des Oudaias is a compact area of blue and whitewashed buildings divided by narrow alleyways, Rabat
It's a colourful area to wander around - Kasbah des Oudaias, Rabat
Plantpots line a street in the Kasbah des Oudaias, Rabat
A closer look - Kasbah des Oudaias, Rabat
Within the Kasbah des Oudaias are the Andalusian Gardens - Rabat
Andalusian Gardens, Rabat
The entrance to the Mohammed V Mosque and Mausoleum, seen in the background - Rabat
The marble covered Mohammed V Mausoleum houses the former king, who died in 1961 - Rabat
Outside Mohammed V Mausoleum, Rabat
Opposite the mausoleum is the Tour Hassan, or Hassan Tower, Rabat
The minaret dates back to the late 12th century - Hassan Tower, Rabat
A view of Rabat's new marina. Beyond the marina is Salé.
Walking down Boulevard Houphouet Boigny, Casablanca
Hassan II Mosque is the second largest mosque in the world (Mecca being the largest) - Casablanca
It's courtyard can hold 80,000 worshippers - Casablanca
Hassan II Mosque was opened in 1993, Casablanca
Decorations adorning Hassan II Mosque, Casablanca
At 200 metres high, Hassan II's minaret is the world's tallest - Casablanca
Get lost in Casablanca's medina
Just outside the medina is Rick's Cafe, a homage to the film Casablanca
Inside Rick's Cafe, Casablanca
The area around Place Mohammed V is a lively one, especially at the weekend - Casablanca
The Prefecture's clocktower rises high above a fountain near Place Mohammed V, Casablanca
The Sacre Couer Cathedral, Casablanca
There's evidence of Casablanca's French colonial architecture just north of Place Mohammed V
Colonial building, Casablanca
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