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Relax and Unwind from the Busy City Life at The Parque Los Caobos, Venezuela

One of the oldest parks in Caracas, the Parque Los Caobos Venezuela features soaring mahogany trees. Located in the city centre, the park has a number of trees and lots of shaded areas. Locals come here to walk and exercise. Even during Midday people come to the park as the circuit in the periphery is quite shaded.

Connect with Nature amidst the greenery at Iquitos, Peru

The jungle locked city of Peru, Iquitos is located about 2000 miles up the river of Amazon. Considered as the sixth largest city of Peru, Iquitos is the only city in the world that cannot be accessed by road. The city is quite hot and humid all around the year.

Los Angeles Guide to Mosque (masjid) and Halal Restaurant

Popularly known as LA, Los Angeles is located in Southern California in the USA. Surrounded by picturesque scenery, the city is a well-known travel destination. For any Muslim traveller to the city, there are quite a number of Mosque (masjid) dotted around the premises and also a good number of halal restaurants to dine in.

Trek on the highest peak of Mount Roraima surrounded by 3 countries of Venezuela, Brazil and Guyana

The highest peak in the Pakaraima mountain chain, Mount Roraima is located in the Guiana Highlands. It shares borders with Venezuela, Brazil, and Guyana but can be best approached from the Venezuela side. The Mount Roraima is the highest peak in South America and its table top plateaus of the Mount Roraima are considered to be some of the oldest geological formations of the Earth.

Hiking Routes and Trails on Mount Roraima

The trail leading up the Mount Roraima can be reached from San Francisco de Yuruani, which can be reached easily from Caracas by bus. The trail of Mount Roraima started from Paratepuiabout 22Km away from San Francisco de Yurani. The most popular route to hike the Mount Roraima is the Paratepui Route. The route crosses the Gran Sabana and there are several river crossings that are supposed to be crossed on foot as no brides are available.

No. of days for the Trek at Mount Roraima

The base of Mount Roraima is reached in about 1-1 ½ days and the route further and back to the peak of the mountain takes about 4 days. The routes from the Brazilian and Guiana sides are usually not preferred as they are quite dangerous. It is better to take a guide along if you wish to camp at the mountain top.

Best Months and Weather Conditions At Mount Roraima

The best time to climb the Mount Roraima is the dry season from December to March. At this time the river crossings are doable as compared to the other seasons when the rivers are quite rough. There are a few camping sites along the route and camping is available on the mountain top, however the climatic conditions can be quite wet even during the dry season. It is recommended that you take a waterproof tent and a rain suit.

Halal food availability

There are no halal facilities along the route or around the towns surrounding the peak. The closest Halal facility can be found in Caracas.  

Soak in the sunshine with the view of the sea at Juan Griego, Venezuela

On the island of Margarita in Venezuela is the small city of Juan Griego. Juan Griego is also the most northern port of Venezuela. The city is known for its wonderful beach and lots of sunshine. Juan Griego is a good place to relax and spend some wonderful time.

A Weekend Getaway To Sharjah

Sharjah is a beautiful city with several historical monuments and natural beauty that can be enjoyed. No matter where you are in the city you can always find a masjid and also a halal restaurant. Sharjah is the third largest emirate in UAE and is the only emirate in UAE that has land on the Persian Gulf Coast as well as the Gulf of Oman.

Explore the Royal Jordanian Air Base, Castles and Wetlands at Azraq Jordan

Azraq is a small town located in central-eastern Jordan about 100Km east of Amman. The town is popular for two things, the Shaheed Mwaffaq Air Base and the Qasr Azraq or the castle. The town is located in the centre of the Azraq Oasis. The town is also known for being the site of Jordan's seven protected nature reserve areas the Azraq Wetlands Reserve.

The Valley of Sugar Mills of Velle de Los Ingenios Cuba

Located close to the town of Trinidad in Cuba is the Valle de Los Ingenios or the Valley of Sugar Mills. A World Heritage Site, the Valle de Los Ingenios can closely be compared to a natural history museum. The area conserves ruins of over 12 sugar mills from the 19th century. The Valle de Los Ingenios is one of the most important sugar producing regions of Cuba.

A Muslim travellers guide to Mosque and Halal Restaurants in Manila, Philippines.

Manila is a metropolitan city with lots to see and do. If you are planning to visit Manila, here is a guide to halal restaurants, food and mosques in Manila.

The Cultural City of Beautiful Bridges and Architecture of Matanzas Cuba

The capital of the Cuban province of Matanzas, the city of Matanzas is popular for its folklore, culture and poetry. Placed on the northern shores of Cuba at the Bay of Matanzas, the city is also named as the “City of Bridges”, “Athens of Cuba” and also as “Venice of Cuba”. Boasting of beautiful colonial buildings and spectacular bridges built across three rivers passing through the city; Matanzas offers a number of sights worth visiting.

  • Morocco Overview

    The birth country of Ibn Battuta, Morocco is a mesmerizing place to visit located in North Africa. The Islamic expansion in the country began in the seventh century and since then Morocco has seen a lot of changes at the political end. Predominantly a Muslim country, Morocco is a beautiful…
  • Tangier Morocco

    The hometown of Ibn Battuta, Tangier is located in northern Morocco at the western entrance to the Strait of Gibraltar where the Mediterranean and the Atlantic Ocean meet. The acclaimed traveler was born to a Berber Muslim family in 1304 and set out on his journey from Tangier in 1325.…
  • The Ancient Walled City - Fez, Morocco

    Famously known as the ancient walled city, Fez is often compared to Jerusalem. The medieval capital of Morocco, Fez is where Ibn Battuta returned to in 1349 after Hajj. He then left Fez again to visit the lands of Niger across the Sahara Desert. The city was founded in 790…
  • The Ruins of a Charming City - Sijilmasa, Morocco

    Ibn Battuta set out in the autumn of 1351, leaving Fez and traveling across the High Atlas Mountains, to arrive at Sijilmasa. The city was located in present day southeastern Morocco, the ruins of which can be found along the river Ziz in the Tafilalt oasis. The city served as…
  • Couscous, Souks & the Hillside - Visit Taza, Morocco

    A seemingly sleepy city, Taza is an interesting stopover. After departing from Sardinia, Ibn Battuta traveled across Tenes, Tlemcen before reaching Taza in Morocco. This lovely hillside city is located in the northern part of Morocco and is about 120Km from Fez.

  • Travel to Erg Chebbi Sand Dunes

    Adventure Time at the Sahara Dessert with Sand Adventure at Erg Chebbi Sand Dunes, Morocco Located close to the Algerian border towards the south east of Morocco are the Erg Chebbi Sand Dunes. The unusual natural formation and the plateau with black stones appeal visitors. The dunes can easily be visited…
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Morocco Info

ADMINISTRATIVE CAPITAL: Rabat

COMMERCIAL CAPITAL: Casablanca

GEOGRAPHY

A mountainous North African country sharing boarders with Algeria, Mauritania and Spain Morocco owns a land area of 446,550km² and a coastline closer to 1835 km's.

DEMOGRAPHY

A population of close to 32.5 Million. Muslims account for about 99% of the population.

CLIMATE

At morocco Temperature ranges based on the season, Summer average will be around 38°C (100.4°F) While winter average temperature will come down to 21°C (69.8°F). In mountainous areas like Atlas range tend to have minus values throughout most of the year. Northern Morocco experience Rain and a wet season during winter while certain areas at south will be cold and dry.

LANGUAGES SPOKEN

Arabic and Amazigh are the two official languages. French ,Spanish and Engllish are considerd the main foreign languages.

LOCAL TIME

GMT +0:00

BUSINESS HOURS

Government: 8:30 AM to 6:30 PM
General: 8:30 AM to 6:30 PM

HOLIDAYS
New year's Day : January 1st
Proclamation of Independence : January 11th
Labour Day : May 1st
Enthronement : July 30th
Qued Ed-Dahab Day : Augest 14th
Revolution of the king and the people : Augest 20th
Green March : November 6th
Independence Day : November 18th

Based on the lunar calandar:
Muharram 1st
Birth of the Prophet  Muhammad
Id-ul-Fitr
Id-ul-Adha

CURRENCY

Moroccan Dirham

IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS

Police: 117
Medical/Fire: 15

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