Travel Blogs from Chefchaouen
1. Picture this - wake at around 9.30 am and have some breakfast on the terrace overlooking the Rif mountain range. Then around 11 am step out and enter the medina where a blast of blue greets you. Everything is painted in some shade of blue. You then walk around the tiny lanes observing the people go around doing their business or talk to shopkeepers trying to get you to see their products - hand bags, souvenirs, carpets etc. you take pictures and by 2 pm or so find a small ...
On Monday morning, after a short to drive from Meknes, we set off on a walk around Volubilis, old roman ruins which were very impressive and massive. This was also the day where I was to have my first encounter with a wild monkey. The monkey seemed to be a fan of running up people's legs and untying shoe laces, not mine though as it most definitely didn't have a chance to get anywhere near me!! Moving on from Volubilis, we drove for a few hours to a small ...
... Moroccan slippers for himself and we were all happy with our first experience of shopping in Morocco.
Next stop on the itinerary was Casablanca. Here I have to admit that this place was chosen purely because of the movie “Casablanca”. After Tangier, I admit to feeling slightly disappointed with Casablanca. It is modern and dirty. We walked through the Medina there and it was nowhere near as interesting as the one in Tangier. We visited ...
... have enough to do and so took it upon themselves to complain to the program director about the house not being clean enough. One of them who had had a cold for a few days actually had the nerve to say that she was sick because we have roaches, and we have roaches because the house is "so filthy." Let's be clear on something. We see maybe, MAYBE two roaches a week. And this house is just as clean as my apartment at any given time. Would I eat off of the floor? No. Do I feel ...
... enchantment with the town slowly made way for a more realistic one, which I think usually tends to happen. You start noticing the smaller things. They´re not all beautiful, they´re not all hideous; they´re just part of the daily life of the locals. To illustrate, let´s have you wander through the bigger, less touristic market streets just outside the centre with your finely observing hawkeyes.
Walking past fruit ...
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- Continental Breakfast
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