Why is Chefchaouen blue? October 20th 2010 Rain, rain, rain. Ready to leave the city of Tangier and explore more of Morocco that is off the beaten path of tourists, the group headed to Chefchaouen.
As we left our hotel we found Tangier completely and utterly flooded. It looked as if water pipes had suddenly busted throughout the city, but the locals went on with normal life in ankle-deep rain water (even in their soft leather shoes). The ... read more
Africa » Morocco » Tangier-Tétouan » Chefchaouen In 788, about a century after the Arab conquest of North Africa, successive Moorish dynasties began to rule in Morocco. In the 16th century, the Sa'adi monarchy, particularly under Ahmad AL-MANSUR (1578-1603), repelled foreign invaders and inaugurate... ... read more