Photo Story: Morocco's Capital Rabat: a City of Fortresses and Souks

Rabat, the capital of Morocco and its second-biggest city, has always looked somewhat dwarfed in the shadows of too famous Casablanca and too stunning Marrakech. The short, nearly one-hour trip from Casablanca, however, gives a different picture.

You can read more about Rabat here. What follows below is just a wider selection of pictures.  

18 of 18 | December 5, 2015, Saturday

When a city runs out of stalls, you just realize you don't need one to place your goods!

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