Finishing our tour of Hassan II Mosque in the early evening, we decided to take a stroll along Boulevard de La Corniche, an area where Casablancans go to play. It is the Riviera of the African continent, the Blackpool of Morocco, the South Beach of Casablanca.
It stretches from the Mosque on a crescent to the El Hank Lighthouse, which stands on a rocky headland west of Casablanca. The sea swell and a great sandbank once made the port of Casablanca extremely dangerous, so to help ships negotiate these obstacles, the French built the lighthouse in 1905. Today, you can still see ferocious crashing waves upon the outcrop. From the lighthouse, northwards along the waterfront is bordered...Read More