Casablanca encoreFebruary 24, 2020 in Morocco ⋅ ☀️ 15 °C
Breakfast at the Passage Souimka - and 2 almond fourrie pour moi!!
As delicious as I remember - I ask the clerk if he speaks english - his reply , very clearly
'not very well' - lovely -
Lunch at Venezia ice (includes ice-cream) on Zerktoni Blvd. --
We go to Habbous..by olives and some spices - Deb some lovely Berber style earrings-we walk to my pastry shop Moulay Ismail - almond pastries not ready - return downhill for an
avocado juice (forgot to say no sugar) / coffee -- return for pastries 1kg in 2 boxes - 170mad per kilo.
Return to Hamam - Im surprised 2 people remember me and my name 'Valerie' how nice to see you - it's been a long time!!
Home to hotel we are happily relaxed and ready for a quite evening - Deb says the hamam maybe her 'highlight' ..we both had gummage she an additional massage - we are both very clean, relaxed.
...mmm seems I've lost my beloved red-hat -- I like it and everyone I travel with likes it because they can find me!!
Tuesday morning - breakfast again at the patisserie and I buy 2 to bring home then we
walk to the Central Market - although it opens at 7 - there is little activity - shops just beginning to open..we buy spices, organic (huge) dates, walnuts and navel oranges to bring home. We ask for one v.large orange to be weighted 650g!!- didnt buy it.
Oranges are 12mad per kg...about 1.50cad so about the same price as us - we're about
We've also had two tastes of fresh strawberries about 8mad for 500grams - they were delicious and red all the way through!!
Our car is ready at 1.30 off to the airport - tickets say Terminal 2 but of course we are
at Terminal 1 - long walk - 300mad trip to airport.
It's been lovely much as I remember and I did remember some!
- much cleaner than I remember, including the medina
- blue sky clear and goes for miles or kilometres!
- food delicious
- one squat toilet in 3weeks!!
- people helpful and friendly and appreciative of a word or two of arabic
Hamdalilah - thank God for a wonderful visit!Read more