Tag Archives: Morocco
The Casbah of Oudaias in Rabat, Morocco, is a warren of alleyways hidden behind tall, ancient stone walls. The photo above gives a glimpse of the lush garden courtyard through a brick archway. The photo below is one of the … Continue reading
This photo shows a lovely, old door beside the refreshing garden of the Casbah of Oudaias in Rabat, Morocco.
Walking through the gateway to the Unfinished Mosque in Rabat, Morocco, the most striking feature is the Hassan tower, which was begun in 1195 AD and was planned to be the tallest minaret in the world in conjunction with the … Continue reading
At the entrance of the Unfinished Mosque in Rabat, Morocco, two honor guards in red army uniforms, white capes and gloves secure the entry, each supporting a small green flag. They sit grandly on gray dappled horses, their saddles covered … Continue reading
At the edge of a large plaza at Rabat is the white, ornate mausoleum of Mohammed V, grandfather of the present king of Morocco. It stands at the top of a long, wide flight of stairs and is topped with … Continue reading
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