There is always water. Mosques of the old medinas go hand in hand with the hammam. Courtyards are adorned with fountains and in some, large ablution rooms lay deep within the mosque. It is social, it is for cleansing ones self. In Casablanca, the mosque is built over the sea. A bastion of faith on […]
Entries Tagged as 'Morocco'
February 22nd, 2010 by Jay Wright · 1 Comment · Morocco
It’s official. The Elephant Cloud won Morocco Blogs competition for The Best Morocco Blog of 2010 in the category of Travel. Thank you to everyone who voted and especially to Amy Haggstrom and Younes Mell, two of Moroccos finest.
January 18th, 2010 by Jay Wright · 9 Comments · Africa, Morocco
The Elephant Cloud has been nominated by Morocco Blogs for The Best Morocco Blog of 2010 in the category of Travel. Click the link to see other nominated blogs and vote for your favorite. We are on the left hand side, scroll down the page to the third category, “Best of Travel Blog.” We are […]
November 7th, 2009 by Darlene Nastansky · 1 Comment · France, Morocco
Visa Requirements- a stamped letter of invitation, bank statements, WHO certified Yellow-Fever Vaccination, two page application form, 4 passport photos, plane tickets, crisp American bills minted after 2006, passports and patience, lots of patience. We were headed for Cameroon, the flavor of West Africa. The Cameroon Embassy in Morocco sits off to the right of […]
October 27th, 2009 by Jay Wright · 1 Comment · Africa, Morocco
Chefchaouen’s old medina is painted top to bottom in blue and white and rests on the slopes of the Rif mountains. If you hike thru them you’ll find monkeys in the summit forest and a funny thin leaved plant tucked between the rows of tomatoes and peppers and as a result, the entire city is […]