Just the Pictures (Morocco) Rooftop view of Tangier, looking east toward the beach. Colorful street in Tangier’s medina. The American Legation in Tangier, the first American public property outside of the United States. Street through/under the American Legation. Courtyard in the American Legation. Room inside the American Legation. ‘Zhora’ (the “Moroccan Mona Lisa”), painted by James McBey in 1952 AD. Conference room inside the American Legation. Part of the American Legation building. An entrance to Tangier’s medina. Grand Socco (meaning “Big Square,” but officially named “Place du Grand 9 Avril 1947”). A nice looking building found in Tangier. The beach in Tangier. The Miami Beach Restaurant in Tangier (I liked the sign). The coast north of Tangier’s medina. Looking up at the medina in Tangier from the east (near the port). The eastern end of the medina with the Hotel Continental visible. Mosque in Tangier’s medina. Street leading to the souk in the medina. Decorative building found in the souk. Western entrance to the medina in Tangier. Fountain in Tangier’s medina. Building with bougainvillea bushes. Covered portion of a street in Tangier’s medina. Red and blue street in the medina. Blue steps in the medina. View of the other end of the red and blue street. The tomb of Ibn Battuta (a famous traveler from Tangier). Entrance in the wall, leading to the Kasbah in Tangier’s medina. White buildings next to the Kasbah. Part of the Kasbah in Tangier. The north side of the Kasbah. Corridor with Islamic arches. View north of the Kasbah, looking at the Strait of Gibraltar (Europe is barely visible on the other side). Graffiti found in the medina. Looking up at a street in the medina. The Hotel Continental in Tangier. Street near the Hotel Continental. Fruits and vegetables on sale in the market in Tangier’s medina. Olives being sold in the market. A butcher shop in the market. Fish on display in the market. My meal of couscous with grilled beef, chicken, and vegetables. Looking north toward Tangier’s medina, near the Port of Tangier. Looking south toward Mohammad VI Avenue and the corniche in Tangier. View of the medina in Fes from the rooftop of the hostel I stayed at. Bab Rcif Gate in Fes’ medina. The entrance to the University of al-Qarawiyyin, which is considered the oldest continually operating university in the world. Empty street in Fes’ medina. The Chouara Tannery in Fes’ medina. Closeup of the Chouara Tannery. The entrance to the Mosque and Mausoleum of Sidi Ahmad al-Tijani (on the left). A covered souk. Leather goods for sale. Decorative wall of a building found in the medina. Bab Boujloud (the “Blue Gate”), on the western end of Fes’ medina. Closeup of Bab Boujloud. Vendors selling their goods along a street in the medina. Wall and entranceway inside the medina. The ruins of the Merenid Tombs. View of the countryside north of Fes. View of Fes’ medina from the Merenid Tombs. Looking through a doorway in Bou Inania Madrasa. Inside Bou Inania Madrasa. Decorative wooden screen and walls in Bou Inania Madrasa. The courtyard inside of Bou Inania Madrasa. Shops flanking both sides of the street in Fes’ medina. Street in the medina. A canal through the medina in Fes. The minaret for Assounna Mosque in Rabat. Part of the wall on the south side of Rabat (at the end of the Administrative Quarter). The wall surrounding Chellah. The entrance to Chellah. Wall on the south side of Rabat, north of Chellah. Art on the side of a building in Rabat. Mohammad VI Avenue in Rabat. Post Office in Rabat. Covered portion of the Rue des Consuls in the medina. Street in the medina. Shops along Rue des Consuls in the medina. Steps leading up to a large entrance to the Kasbah of the Udayas. Walkway to the battlement on the south side of the Kasbah. Narrow street in the Kasbah. Decorative doorways in the Kasbah. Street in the Kasbah. Decoration on a wooden door in the Kasbah. A crowded beach north of the Kasbah. Battlement of the Kasbah overlooking the mouth of the Bou Regreg River. Part of the outer wall of the Kasbah of the Udayas. The Kasbah seen from the edge of the Bou Regreg River. Fishing boats in the Bou Regreg River. Part of the Mausoleum of Mohammed V, located opposite the Tower of Hassan. The Tower of Hassan (being renovated at the time). The Mausoleum of Mohammed V, where the tombs of the Moroccan king and his two sons, late King Hassan II and Prince Abdallah, are entombed. The fortified wall around Chellah. The entrance to Chellah. The entrance/exit of Chellah, seen from the inside. Roman ruins in Chellah. Roman ruins and a minaret from the Islamic Medieval Period – when Chellah was used as a necropolis. The ruins of the mosque and its minaret. Looking inside the ruins of the mosque. Looking at the wall around Chellah from the inside. The top of the hamam in Chellah. Government buildings in Rabat. A covered market in Marrakesh. Looking up at an entryway in El Bahia Palace. A doorway between rooms inside the palace. An arched colonnade surrounding a courtyard inside the palace. Courtyard in El Bahia Palace. A wooden ceiling in one of the rooms inside the palace. A room in the palace. Another room in El Bahia Palace. An alleyway in Marrakesh. The minaret for the Moulay el Yazid Mosque. A burial room in the Saadian Tombs. Rectangular markers on the floor indicating more burials at the Saadian Tombs. Relief above an entryway at Saadian Tombs. Burial markers outside at Saadian Tombs. More burial tombs and an entryway at Saadian Tombs. Street found in Marrakesh. Another street in Marrakesh. Looking up at the design on the side of a building. The Koutoubia Mosque, which was completed under the reign of the Berber Almohad Caliph Yaqub al-Mansur (1184-1199 AD). A doorway on the side of the mosque. A snake charmer and his pets in the square of Djemaa El-Fna. Closeup of a snake charmer’s snakes. Buildings on the edge of the square of Djemaa El-Fna. Horse-drawn carriages lined up, waiting for passengers and the Koutoubia Mosque’s minaret in the distance. Food stalls cooking at night in Djemaa El-Fna. More food stalls lined up in Djemaa El-Fna. Casablanca Voyageurs Railway Station. Al Yassir Mosque at Place Al Yassir in Casablanca. A wall and entryway for the old medina in Casablanca. Looking through the entryway. The backside of Rick’s Café (a cheap knockoff of the café in Casablanca). Hassan II Mosque – the largest mosque in Africa and the seventh largest in the world. View of the minaret for the Hassan II Mosque, which was completed in 1993 AD. Hassan II Mosque seen from the coastline. The bridge leading to the Sidi Abdel Rahman shrine. Another view of the bridge and the Sidi Abdel Rahman shrine. The Sidi Abdel Rahman shrine. The beach north of Casablanca, on the Atlantic coast of Morocco. A bottle of Moroccan Syrah.