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Travel Blogs from Chefchaouen
... animals and the labor that they provide to sustain their families. Therefore, the mission is to provide free veterinary care, while providing guidance on nutrition and handling, all while trying to improve the lives of the animals, particularly the working animals. The Fondouk also strives to positively impact the economic stability and lives of the families who depend on these animals."
It was sad to say our goodbyes to Fred ...
... it was horrendous and no way would it have qualified even as a white road; it was nigh on undriveable! To be fair, it started off ok, wound its way around Fez and then out over the hills where we had a lovely view back over the city. It was only when we looked back that we realised how hilly it was around Fez which explained why we had walked uphill and downhill in the medina. The road was pretty good for about 50km. Then we entered Hell. There were so ...
... to where we wanted to go.
As our travels in Spain came to a close we revisited the various blogs and travel sites to get hints and tips on entering Morocco by ferry. Our original plan was to take a train from Granada to Algeciras, spend the night in Algeciras (not much to see there) and then take the ferry the next morning to Tangier Med, the new port, in Morocco. A shuttle bus from Tangier Med port would take us to Tangier (the old city) and ...
... the door we were hit with a wall of smoke and once inside we're fighting for a little bit of space amongst all of the Muslim men in the bar. I guess some rules are made to be broken.... Finally, with some beers in hand, we returned to our hotel to enjoy the hard earned drink. Feeling fresh the next morning and not at all suffering from the beers the evening before, it was time to enjoy and relax in Chefchaouen. After a quick wander through the town, I ...
... you ever meet one, is that they are absolute **** at predicting time. I'm not even generalizing here, I swear. It runs in their blood or in the water, I don't know but either way it's really bad. Never ask a Moroccan how long something will take. They will either give a huge underestimation: Oh the grocery store is so close just a quick stroll and thirty minutes later you're only half way there. Or a ginormous overestimation: Guys we have three more hours to Chefchaouen ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed