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... less crowds! Once again, we were thankful that we were visiting in October, which is a quiet month.
In the evening, after a shower and a rest, we returned to the Medina to experience the Marketplace, Jemaa El’Fnaa. In the afternoon, we saw the Snake Charmers but in the evening, we came back for dinner and to see the rest of the song & dance. Tips for choosing a stall to eat – pick one with lots of clients because that indicates a ...
... air and had to consider the possibility that when I came back down, I wouldn’t necessarily land back on the cart. Luckily, we made it back to town with no major incidents.
Dinner that night was an experience. We met up with Abdul, finding him even more entertaining after breaking his fast. Between his fluent Spanish and Arabic, and broken English, and our fluent English and broken Spanish and Arabic, we had just enough overlap to get by. After a while, everyone got ...
... and left. We got past a couple other guys who asked us the same thing, and we finally made it to our hostel in the old Medina. All this and we haven't even gone shopping around the Medina yet!!
It was quite the culture shock heading into Tangier from Europe. We never felt totally free to walk where we wanted to, or talk to who we wanted to, but this was our first place in Morocco. It only got better from here.
... This one is partially built with streets laid out and large apartment projects and more middle class looking dwellings. Here I decide to turn around, heading down to the valley and following the main highway back to downtown.
Seeing how so much of the city lives in poverty and relative squalor brought my opinion of this city down yet a few more notches… but I am glad that I did this tour to get a more holistic understanding of this city and ...