The overlooked – Casablanca, Morocco

I anchored my one week of Moroccan travel in early December 2017 from Casablanca, the largest city of 3.5 million people.  Also known from the 1942 film Casablanca (but filmed in Hollywood) staring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman (with the famous line, “Play it, Sam!”), this Atlantic coast city is often overlooked in favour of […]

Kasbah of the Udayas, Rabat, Morocco

Early December 2017 I spent a week in Morocco, mostly based out of Casablanca, but did manage to take a bus to Rabat for the day.  The highlight of my day was a visit to the Kasbah of the Udayas built in the 12th century at the mouth of the Bou Regreg river.  As you […]

Those darn tree climbing goats!

My three week vacation to Morocco in the summer of 2006 failed to disappoint.  There was a day to remember, driving along the road about a half hour drive from Essaouira when we stumbled upon the craziest sight ever, goats in the trees!  I must have spent about a good half hour photographing those darn […]