Some photos of Morocco and Las Palmas

Hi All, [Featured image]: Our ship refueling at Las Palmas Island, Spain, couldnt get off but could see the sunshine coast. I finally have some decent internet, thanks to the Kapama Lodge! I will upload some photos from Morocco and our refueling stop in Las Palmas, Canary Islands, these arent all of the photos, but…

Rabat, Morocco

At 5:15am on the last day, 3 of my friends and I walked from the ship to the Gare Port Casa nearby. We waited for around 10 minutes before the train station actually opened its doors. A one way ticket to Rabat, 1 hour away by train, was 35 Dhr for a 2nd class seat,…

Fes: a True Representation of Morocco and the Arab World

After Meknes and Volubilis we arrived in New Town Fes, where we checked into our hotel and rested for the night. The next day we would venture out to an incredible city, the Old Town Fes or the Medina of Fes. I woke up early that morning to the sounds of the call to Morning…

Meknes and Volubilis

Meknes/ Volubilis On September 4th, 2011, my 2nd day in Morocco, I went to Meknes and Volubilis on a semester at sea trip to both Volubilis and Fes. Meknes was not originally on the itinerary but it was a nice addition. And it did make me happy because the original trip I signed up for…

Casablanca

Salam (it actually isnt hello, but really “May peace be with you”) Everyone! Well we have sailed away from Morocco and also sailed away from a refueling stop in Las Palmas, Canary Islands! I must say I really enjoyed my time in Morocco. It was my first step into the Arab world that we so…

Assalam Alay Kum Morocco!!

Assalam Alay Kum (Hello in Arabic) Everyone! We just docked safely at the Port of Casablanca!! Our first port of the semester!! I am so excited to explore this country. But first we are currently waiting for a diplomat to give us a briefing of Morocco. I believe he is the economic person at the…