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Travel Blogs from Chefchaouen
... pets except an occasional song bird or ancient African hound breed called the Saluki because they are considered dirty. The cats are are considered clean and are also used to control the rodent population. Most cats are outdoor cats that everyone cares for by feeding odds and ends. Some cats have taken up in restaurants, hotels, and town squares. No one seems to mind having them around. I did notice some with eye infections, runny noses, and looking a bit tattered, but nothing we ...
... apparantly his guesthouse was being renovated for the christmas season), but he also knew where he lived, just a few blocks away (where, by the way, he didn't live). In the end Diederik and I just decided to sit at a cafe in the middle of the medina to get something to eat and drink. In the cafe across the street I noticed a small group of very European looking people sitting, so I thought, hell, I'll just give it a try. I walk up to them, and I ask ...
... just go to Chefchaouen and Fez."
OK then helpful lady, we will.
Chefchaouen was cute. It's nestled under a peak and all the houses are painted white and pale blue. It has a little medina with people selling fruit and veg, baguettes and Moroccan pastries, pointy embroidered leather shoes, hand-woven textiles and other handicrafts. We drank peach smoothies and espresso in the square. In the evening ...
... down this little patch of forest. It’s pretty sad to see the only patch of trees I’ve seen practically all day getting chopped down—but then again, this could be a planned, cyclical harvest, then the area will be replanted… It looks a bit too obvious to be illegal logging—but then you never know. I work my way down the mountain, relieved at having finally reaching my goal.
When I reach the bottom, there’s a ...
... the empty alleys—one of the few places you can do this safely. Now I don’t want to tarry too long—just grab a good breakfast, buy some food for the day and walk up the old medina a little ways to take another video clip or two. Then I follow the stairway up to the hotel high above the city where I remember their being a road that seemed to head north. Today the sky is clear, so I’m able to take some nice photos of the ...
- Room service
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Free parking
- Pets allowed