My Photographs: Top 5 Casablanca.


City Panoramic, October 2008. My one and only trip to Morocco was a speedy affair, at least by my standards; with just over two weeks to take in a selective route that included Marrakech, The Atlas mountains and Essaouria. But our first port of call was the city of Casablanca and its breathtaking Hassan II Mosque. Leaving the main show for last, we found plenty of warmup acts to keep us entertained in the meanwhile. This city panoramic was taken on the viewing balcony of Casablanca Cathedral (Eglise Sacré-Cœur). Built in the 1930s, the building is a beguiling mix of European and Moroccan design, while gaining access to the private roof was as simple as tipping the guy at the door. 
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