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... us for a walking
tour of Lisbon, another very hilly city. We spent a fair bit of time at St
George’s Castle, at the top of the hill. This was used as a defensive bastion
by both the Muslims & Christians.
morning I caught a train for the 40 minute trip to Sintra. It was a cold
morning & I should have worn a jumper. I walked a long way in hilly terrain
to Palacio de Pena. It is a beautiful palace perched at the ...
Our last full day in the blue city began early with Zalie and I taking a private guided hike of the mountain area around Chefchaouen. Due to the heat, we set off at 7:30am and made our way to the new part of town and then up through the small villages on the mountainside. These people live a very basic life, caring for their goats and sheep and growing crops. Every day the women walk into town to sell their goats milk ...
... would be the place to meet and spend all day washing and drying while you have a natter.
The camp was above the village so going home was a bit of a trek. It was very scenic and pleasant village. Gayle was able to get beautiful silk threads here at a great price.
For us we are getting closer to Tanger and of course the crossing to Spain.
... The eye is supposed to ward off all evil, and the hand of Fatima that I bought had a eye with a beautiful blue color, just like the rest of "The Blue City" did.
The other thing I bought is called a Djellaba. It is a traditional unisex robe made out of sheep's wool. I bought a half of a Djellaba so I could use it as a sweatshirt for 15 euro's less than the original price after bargaining with the locals and decided it would be perfect to wear the next day when we were planning ...
... webkit-composition-frame-color: rgba(77, 128, 180, 0.230469); -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto; ">It is only when you are actually in the town walking through the streets, that it really hits you how blue this town is. Different shades of blue, but blue nonetheless. Blue paths, blue buildings, blue flowerpots....a sea of blue....very pretty. We got back up the hill before it got too dark? So that was yesterday....a challenging day!