Tag Archives: Casablanca
Looking out from under an arch in the Habous Quarter of Casablanca is this view of a towering mosque bathed in stormy light. Perfect photo op.
I would never have visited the Makama Law Courts in Casablanca, Morocco, if I had been on my own as the description didn’t sound particularly interesting. I would have missed another of the artistic wonders of the North African world. … Continue reading
Casablanca is an interesting place to watch people. Clothing is a mixture of modern and traditional, modest and less modest. The city is modern with plenty of cars and traffic, but there are enclaves of the old tucked in among … Continue reading
Muslims are required to perform ritual purification by washing their feet, hands, face, head, and ears before prayer. Down a flight of stairs in the Hassam II mosque in Casablanca, Morocco, we entered the ablution room. It is a very … Continue reading
This photo shows a wall with a door that face toward the ocean with all the light coming at the camera. It was a perfect opportunity for a silhouette within the Hassam II mosque in Casablanca, Morocco.
The mosque of Hassam II in Casablanca, Morocco, is a gallery of wonderful architecture and design. The approach to the mosque is across an expansive, patterned, marble plaza with archways and mosaic fountains. Doors are immense and ornamented with intricate, … Continue reading
We walked to the mosque of Hassan II, where the sun’s golden glow slowly traveled from the tip of the world’s tallest minaret down to the plaza. It is huge, magnificent building commissioned by King Hassan II, of Morocco, and … Continue reading