TripAdvisor Reviews Pension Victoria Tangier
Travel Blogs from Tangier
... dresses. It started to dawn on us that something was going on. There were more and more women in flamenco dresses, guys in Spanish costume riding horses down the street and an overall party atmosphere. We eventually found our hotel, checked in and asked the lady what was going on outside and found out it was the Day of the Cross a traditional Granadan festival. We spent the rest of the day and night walking the streets and marvelling at the spectacle that surrounded us. There ...
... the city are cats and the smell of fish. Here are some facts that will put this strange choice of memories into perspective.
- There are probably a few hundred thousand stray cats in Tangier.
- Like in other seaside cities, in Tangier huge amounts of fish are caught, sold and eaten.
- People of Tangier love cats, but even more they love feeding them fish.
- Cats love to eat fish, but they detest fish heads.
... as well but we had to stop him as this was in a public place!!
Here are some interesting things we saw/picked up in Tangiers. Along that part of the Mediterranean coast, you can see 2 continents (yes where would you see this??) - both Africa and Europe. Actually there is another place in the world where you would see this and that is in Turkey (Europe/Asia).
There is also a lookout point where the Atlantic Ocean meets the Mediterranean ...
... both in Turkey and here, it was nice to have time to take it easy and recoup.
We flew here from Istanbul which added considerably to our daily average expense. We will leave on the ferry to Spain which costs $50 each. And we rented a car which added $48 per day (car and gas) during those eight days. But overall, we felt Morocco accommodations are way over priced making traveling here rather expensive.
... the wall and looking onto the sidewalks and street. It wasn't like a circular set up where people faced one another, it was just all facing out. Walking by them almost made me feel like I was being paraded in front of them and being from somewhere else made everyone turn. So after a bit of going through town we decided to head back to the hotel for dinner. And this was a great decision since they served tangine which was killer!
Day one was a ...