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TravelPod Member ReviewsDar Echchaouen Chefchaouen
Dar Echchaouen is truly a gem in Chefchaouen. It is located in an excellent spot, outside the medina and a short walk away from the Spanish Mosque. The conceriege however was cold, rude and unwelcoming. I would recommend the riad, just be warned!
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... in the isle but. At least there is a wee breeze coming in but we need it cause half the roads are covered with *****imun that's all dusty and comes up through the floor which is planks of wood. Mind u I'm in my Long tee and long skirt, trying to blend with the locals lol and Fanning myself with a German pass a long card I found in my backpack. Oh Morocco get me to the beach! Lol xo Meeting Nibal in city and going to bar for ...
... out his apparently poor fashion sense - though I was not really paying much attention at the time). Small world to be sharing a bus with King Joff huh - See now surely that's interesting!
So what is there to say about Chefchaouen. My issue is nothing I can put into words will do this the justice it deserves and it probably rates as our favourite place so far on this trip.
Chefchaouen is a small town situated up in ...
... Cueta to Chefchaouen is two and a half hours and we've been driving for over an hour). I love me some Moroccans but never ask how long something will take because it won't be close. Not even a little bit. But back to the subject at hand. We arrived late in Chefchaouen so we didn't have time for much besides eating dinner.
The next morning we (well, those of us who aren't lazy) woke up, had breakfast and were taken on a tour by some man. We actually still ...
... before. Something else that I saw in the Medina was Christian jewelry. We had been told that Chefchaouen was a tourist city, but I didn't really realize just how touristy it was until I started seeing crosses and Jesus bracelets. While Christians are not persecuted in Morocco, it's illegal to proselytize. If it's questionable whether someone has been trying to convert Moroccans to Christianity, my understanding is that the policy is generally to deport first and ask ...
... I figure if I pace myself right, I should be able to make it to Ouad Laou. The scenery is pleasant, but I’m more focused on counting how many minutes it takes me to get from one kilometer marker to the next. Looks like today is going to be more of an endurance hike than a "discovery" hike.
And then… all that changes. As the road winds up away from the river valley, I see a path that follows right along the side of the gorge, cutting ...