S: Morocco 2006
BC: Created by Susan Dess, 2010
FC: Tim and Sue's 2006 Moroccan Adventure
1: Tim and | Sue in Morocco
2: Casablanca apartments have interesting roof lines. Ancient forts protect the city's walls. Rick's Place adds a cosmopolitan flair to a Northern African Moslem city.
4: Atlantic Coastal lighthouses guide the way to Casablanca.
5: You need to be a strong swimmer or wait until low tide to get to these coastal apartments.
6: . | The whiteness of the city of Casablanca contrasts with the blue waters of the Atlantic.
7: The Hassan II Mosque looms above the city of Casablanca. It is visible from almost every point in the city.
8: A variety of arches frame the entrances of Hassan II Mosque.
9: The outside square of the mosque is designed to accommodate large numbers of worshipers.
10: The outside portico of Hassan II provides views of Casablanca.
11: The inside of the mosque is filled with surprises.
12: Prayer rugs line the upstairs floor; while, the sea water fills basement cleansing pools.
13: Inside Hassan II... | ...the simplicity and solitude necessary to worship.
15: Mosaics act as ornaments outside and inside the mosque. Earth tones dominate the color scheme.
16: Rick's Place keeps Bogey alive in Casablanca.
17: "Here's looking at you, Kid."
18: The Atlantic Ocean welcomes you to Essaouria.
20: Luxury hotels sport beautiful pools; but, soccer rules the beach.
21: Fishing vessels own the shore.
22: The Medina attracts shoppers with allure and mystery.
23: The Atlantic Coast of North Africa offers hidden treasures... ... pirates used to cruise these coastal waters.
24: The ancient walls of the Medina | replicate a fortress.
25: If people play soccer on the beach, what do horses and camels play?
26: The High Atlas loom in a distance between Essaouria and Marrakech.
27: The hotels in the Medina offer respite from the hustle of the souks of Marrakech.
28: Narrow streets and high walls distinguish the Medina of Marrakech.
29: Streets are tree-lined, while, buildings are washed in pinks and blues.
30: The scenery of Marrakech offers stark contrasts.... snow capped mountains and palms tress.
32: In Marrakech contrasts abound... ...modern streets, Djellaba robes, camels on the sidewalks.
33: The roads to Fes are mountainous, wintry, and beautiful.
34: Fes is surrounded by ancient ruins.
35: Rural mosques dot the countryside.
36: Farming and herding provide sustenance.
37: Rural shoppes and villages support an emerging modern lifestyle.
38: The Spanish territory of Ceuta on the coast of Morocco provides views of the ...
39: ...Mediterranean and Gibraltar. While, canals frame the protecting fort.
41: Ceuta brings cosmopolitan Spain to Northern Africa.
42: Ceuta is a welcoming change from conservative Morocco.
43: The Mediterranean touches Tangier.
44: The coast and surrounding countryside... | ...provide panoramic views of the sea and Northern Africa.