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Casablanca! I eagerly looked forward to experiencing my first impressions of the north African country of Morocco. What was I expecting? Not what I saw anyway. 467 more words

Story of Ozymandias (Rabat, Morocco)

Rabat is the capital of Morocco and home to Morocco’s Royal Palace. The large estate can be described as a walled city that not only houses one of the King’s Palace’s but also the minions who work there. 586 more words


Minaret and Madrassah Of Islam

By Loïc Brohard
Taken on: May 30, 2010
Location: Khodja, Itchan Kala (Ichon Qala), Khiva (Xiva, Хива, خیوه), Uzbekistan (O‘zbekiston, Ўзбекистон)

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- Mum.
– Yes dear, another question?
– Mum, can I fly?
– Darling, of course you can’t,
– Can you?
– No.
– What about dad? 99 more words

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Tower on a mosque from which a muezzin calls Muslims to prayer. Turkish “minare” < Arabic “manara”=lighthouse < “nara”=to shin


Damghan: the minaret of the Friday Mosque (V/XI century)

The minaret of Damghan is something that I have always liked. It is not only because it is Seldjuk, and because it is the only part of the mosque that was not replaced during the Qajar period. 758 more words

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