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Morocco day 2 – Casablanca – basquing in the view of the Mosque

April 9, 2016
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After a rocky start – Royal Air Maroc changed our seats to*better* ones than those we reserved (back row, intermittent tvs & B’s seat wouldn’t stay reclined) and our airport-hotel tranfer didn’t turn up to meet us at the airport – we are finally here 🙂

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We arrived at 8:30am and after the usual logistics pattern (immigration, local sim card, cash out) and a few not usual logistics (missing transfer – better that than the bags!)… we grabbed a taxi and were offf!  We reached our hotel mid-morning and the kindly gave us an awesome room on the top floor with a sea & mosque view – incredible (Thanks Novotel!).

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After a brief refresh, we headed out for brunch  to La Sqala and had their traditional breakfast and amixed pancake platter to share, Yummo!

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Next we walked to the mosque with a few stops along the way for a touch of soccer and for drinking water…

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The Mosque was stunning….
(and Lachie got lots of ideas for his Minecraft designs)

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Then into the medina…

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A little downtime back at the hotel, before heading to the fishing port…

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walking past interesting modes of transport…
(petite taxis – for 3 people; 3 wheeled vehicles driven by motobikes…do they like 3’s?)

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… for dinner at Restaurant du Port de Peche.
(it even had Turbot on the menu!)

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Then home to enjoy the stunning view,

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What a great first day 🙂

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