Blogs from Chefchaouen, Tangier-Tétouan, Morocco, Africa - page 9


Africa » Morocco » Tangier-Tétouan » Chefchaouen November 8th 2004

After a 24 hr ferry crossing and 3 days in Spain we finally made it to Africa despite a near broken ankle on the eve of our departure. Spent last night in Pension La Castellana in Chefchaouen in the Rif Valley. Despite hundreds of offers for kif en route from Cueta we managed to resist and set off early this morning for Meknes. Lots of mechancial work on landrover planned for next few to follow soon we hope...... read more
Pension de Castellina
Cueta preparing for border crossing

Africa » Morocco » Tangier-Tétouan » Chefchaouen October 22nd 2004

I made it! Beautiful Morocco. It's as wonderful as I remember and far less intimidating the second time around. I took the ferry from Algeceris to Ceuta yesterday morning after waiting entirely too long for the pension to finish my laundry (ahh the wonders of clean clothing!) I landed in Ceuta, another geographic anomoly. Ceuta, on the North coast of Africa, is a Spanish enclave and has been since the defeat of the moors in the 16th century. I didn't stay though. Instead I crossed the border and had a wonderful time arguing with the touts over a taxi ride to Tetuan. From there I caught a bus to the Rif moutains to the wonderful village of Chefchauen. We had a brief stop on the way here at a restaurant en route exactly at sunset where ... read more

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