foreign travel

Minarets of Morocco

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The Kasbah les Oudaias in Rabat reminds me of beautiful Chefchaouen

Here I am back in Morocco, my fifth visit I believe. Made the scenic drive from Casablanca to Agadir on the southern coast. From Agadir, we visited nearby Taroudant, a mini-Marrakesh, and an oasis.

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Entering the souk at Taroudant

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Berber-type rugs

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Necklaces

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Shopping in the souk

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Fresh Dates

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Nice dress display

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Really like the blue one – but would it fit Frances?

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Best bakery in town

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“Now which spice do I want?”

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My old friend Noureddine buying pecans

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Museum shop

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The souk square

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good conversation and tea

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The wall around Taroudant

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old gate at oasis

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funny to see wheat growing in this oasis

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more wheat

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Notice they tie one front foot to a post, rather than the neck

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trail running thru oasis

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Date trees

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Note baby date cluster

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irrigation from mountains in oasis – this is old mill

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Beach at low tide, Agadir

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Ferris wheel, Agadir

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Hotel goodies, Agadir

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view from hotel – large letters on hillside say, “God, Country, King”

Noureddine with guide in Taroudant

My friend and our Taroudant guide

 

We later drove about Morocco taking pictures of the different minarets (several with stork nests on top). I’ll let pictures tell the story:

Finally I spent a couple nights at my friend Noureddine’s house in Casablanca, while visiting nearby places like Rabat.

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This scene in Rabat reminded me of wall art in Hawaii of a lone fisherman

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My hosts in Morocco – longtime friends

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