Travel Blogs from Chefchaouen
... that we were looking for Arabesque in Rue Nasiria, and we made clear that we would not pay him anything. What then happened was that he led us through the medina, not knowing where he was supposed to take us, until I decided that I had enough, so I used the GPS of my phone to find out that we were not only one street away, but also that we actually already went through Rue Nasiria before. I decided to just forget about our 'guide' and just look for ...
... bus station and into the medina, we noticed that, besides a couple of hash dealers, we were pretty much left alone. We found our hostel easily and had the pleasure to be welcomed by a very nice English family. A mother and her two sons decided to move away from England and open up a riad inspired hostel in this small Moroccan town. You have to see what they have done to the building. It is a complete work of art. Chefchaouen has a theme throughout it's streets and ...
... little intro to the town in Spanish. He was just a friend of the owners of both hostels, and he had no real affiliation with either. And when we arrived? Nope, no tip. Honest man! A decent hostel too, only €5 a night!
After I dropped off my things, I walked around town. Unlike everywhere else I've been so far, there are no specific sites of interest in this town. But there's one thing.
It's super pretty here! Nearly all ...
... with the girls in a circle, and they took turns hopping on one leg.
Then, Hailey and about ten kids held hands in a circle. They took turns having to "qabbal" (kiss) someone. They kissed cheeks. And, during the course of the game, there was not one inter-gender kiss. The girls usually kissed Hailey. The boys usually kissed the dimply boy. He wiped the kisses off. The kids sang a lot. They were sad to see us ...
... room. The wooden window jamb did not fit the casing snugly, and a constant cold breeze blew through these cracks into our room. I felt very smug when, after my taping of the window (okay, I taped two windows and a door, placing pillows around another window, and placing pillows around the door threshold), the temperature on the so-called heating unit actually went up about two degrees!
The next day, after Driss mentioned to the hotel staff that we ...
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed