NAME THAT COUNTRY

In the coastal city of El Jadida, about 1.5 hours from Casablanca, the old colonial city of Mazagan is well worth some leisurely wandering. The fortified city was built by the Portuguese in the 16th century. It is full of period architecture, much of which is in need of restoration, but still lovely. Walk along the ramparts for views of the city, harbor and out to sea.

 

Can you name that country? 
See below for answers.

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Foto Friday – Zoom 3

Church of All Nations, Jerusalem - photo by Noam Chen, courtesy of Israel Ministry of Tourism

Church of All Nations, Jerusalem – photo by Noam Chen, courtesy of Israel Ministry of Tourism

Hassan II Mosque, Casablanca

Hassan II Mosque, Casablanca

Chora Museum, Istanbul

Chora Museum, Istanbul

Cienfuegos, Cuba

Cienfuegos, Cuba

Bou Inania Madrasa, Fez

Bou Inania Madrasa, Fez

Hagia Sophia, Istanbul

Hagia Sophia, Istanbul

Havana, Cuba

Havana, Cuba

Holy Sephulchre, Jerusalem - photo by Noam Chen courtesy of Israel Ministry of Tourism

Holy Sephulchre, Jerusalem – photo by Noam Chen courtesy of Israel Ministry of Tourism

Chora Museum, Istanbul

Chora Museum, Istanbul

Hagia Sophia, Istanbul

Hagia Sophia, Istanbul

Knossos Palace, Crete

Knossos Palace, Crete

Foto Friday – Great Buildings

Happy Friday! Please enjoy a few images of some of the world’s great buildings:

Burj Khalifa, Dubai

Burj Khalifa, Dubai

The Burj Khalifa in Dubai is the world’s tallest building. Click to read more about this building. Continue reading

NAME THAT COUNTRY Episode 7

The answer to the last episode (Episode 6) is: MOROCCO.
Clue 1 – Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca
Clue 2 – Sahara Desert
Clue 3 – Ait Ben Haddou in Ouarzazate

Click to see tours to Morocco.

Now for this episode –

All the clues in this post refer to one Ya’lla Tours destination: Bahrain, Cuba, Egypt, Greece, Israel, Jordan, Morocco, Oman, Turkey, or United Arab Emirates.

We’ll show you images of popular tourist sites in our mystery country, along with descriptions of those sites. Continue reading