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Morocco: 3 Sheep, 7 Men, 1 1980s Mercedes (green)

November 25, 2010 by

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There is a lot of dry, barren land between Chefchaouen and Tetuan, interspersed with extensive olive groves. On our return from Chefchaouen we suddenly hit a traffic backup on the two-lane road. At first we thought it was an accident of some sort. A wise guy driver in an old van tried to drive along […]

Morocco: Chefchaouen

November 24, 2010 by

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Our main personal destination for the trip to Morocco was the mountain side town of Chefchaouen, or just “Chaouen” (Chow-in). It is the “blue” town as its buildings are all a combination of chalk white (above) and indigo blue (below). Locals say the white keeps out the heat in summer and the blue keeps in […]

Morocco: Tetuan Market

November 24, 2010 by

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One of the side trips on our “must do” list was a visit to Morocco (Marruecos). Given the wholly different language and culture we decided it would be wise to take a guided tour. Having done so, and after experiencing the old market in Tetuan, we can certify that a guided tour is a must […]